Natural products

Biotechnology is used to identify and characterize natural products with commercial potential.  Some examples are enzymes that can function at higher or lower temperatures than normal.

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Plant tissue culture technicians work in laboratory environments and use aseptic (sterile) technique to propagate plants.

The process of growing plants in vitro is also known as micropropagation.  Plant tissue culture technicians perform micropropagation by taking clippings ... Read more