Biotech terms specific to protein engineering, gene cloning, and enzyme technology.
What is miRNA, or microRNA and how is it used as a molecular genetics research tool in the process called RNA interference?
The second step in the protein synthesis process, wherein the genetic code carried by mRNA is translated by ribosomes into a polypeptide sequence.
Vectors are tools for gene transfer during cloning.
Studying complex mixtures of proteins.
What is siRNA and how is RNA interference used in protein engineering?
A brief description of transcription as it applies to either prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells.
The genetic term polymorphism refers to the discovery that there may be several variations in gene sequence for a specific protein.
Green fluorescent protein (GFP, from jellyfish) and other fluorescent proteins have become important bioindicators in biomedical and biotechnology research.
Bioengineering methods to control cellular processes in aggregates of cells.
HDPs, or AMPs are a special kinds of peptides that play a role in immunity to microorganisms and host defenses.
Genomics is the name given to the study of whole genomes.
The role of plasmids as vectors for gene transfer.
RT-PCR can mean one of two things in biotechnology. Here's one of the definitions.
RT-PCR can refer to one of two different types of PCR, one of which is real-time PCR.