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What is Biotechnology?
The variety of all life forms on earth—the different plants, animals and micro-organisms, their genes, and the terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecosystems of which they are a part.
The application of biological organisms, systems or processes to manufacturing and service industries.
The study of the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment
The change in the characteristics of a species over several generations and relies on the process of natural selection.
What is the advantage of using ethanol as renewable source of energy
It is easy to produce
It is environmentally friendly
Has a low cost to produce
It is produce less polution
What are two commonest organisms used to produce the enzymes?
Penicillium & Treponema pallidum
Aspergillus & Bacillus
Rhizopus sp & Bacillus
Mucor & Staphylococcus aureus
What is the use of Lipases?
Production of glucose from starch
Clarification of fruit juices; maximising juice extraction
In washing powders for dissolving stains from egg, milk and blood; removing hair from animal hides
Flavour enhancer in cheese; in washing powders for removal of fatty stains.
What are two enzymes that combined in Biological Washing Powder?
Lipases & Amilases
Lipases & Pectinases