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  • biotechnology JAMA
    1. Use of living organisms or their products to make or modify a substance. These include recombinant DNA techniques (genetic engineering; see) and hybridoma technology.
    2. Industrial application of the results of biological research, particularly in fields such as recombinant DNA or gene splicing, which permits the production of synthetic hormones or enzymes by combining genetic material from different species.
    3. Biotechnology: SFAF
      industrial processes that involve the use of biological systems or their products (e.g., monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins produced by genetically engineered bacteria).

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