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What is Biotechnology?

The word  'Biotechnology' in itself is self explanatory meaning bio=living organism and technology. So basically anything which uses living organisms to produce utilities comes under the category of biotechnology.

A majority of people are not quite familiar with biotechnology and think that it is a relatively new field that deals with the genes of the microbes. Contrararily, the use of microbes for fermentation is an ancient method of biotechnology. However, as times has passed by the methods used for fermentation has evolved. Today, the food industries use advanced bioreactor with controlled conditions to carry out fermentation.

The modern biotechnology is the advanced technology developed by manipulating living organisms at the genetic level for including a desired trait.

It is the disciple of science that finds the application of biological organism for many industrial as well as agricultural purposes.

Reason behind creating this blog

The love for writing and learning new stuffs about biotechnology has pulled me to create this blog. On the other hand, one of the major reason to create this blog is to increase knowledge of biotechnology amongst general public.

What is this blog about?

The blog will try to answer some of the common questions related to biotechnology.
In this blog one can learn a lot about the general things related to biotechnology and almost everything related to the major fields of it which  involves a lot of different fields like microbiology, cell biology, tissue culture technology and most importantly genetic engineering.

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