Topic outline of biotechnology

Topic outline of biotechnology

:"For a more comprehensive list, see the List of biotechnology articles."

Biotechnology is technology based on biology, especially when used in agriculture, food science, and medicine. The UN Convention on Biological Diversity has come up with one of many definitions of biotechnology: "Biotechnology means any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use."

The following outline is provided as an overview of and introduction to biotechnology:

Essence of biotechnology

: "Main article: Biotechnology"

* Bioengineering
* Biology
* Technology

Applications of biotechnology

* Cloning
** Reproductive cloning
** Therapeutic cloning
* Environmental biotechnology
* Genetic engineering
* Recombinant DNA
* Tissue engineering
* Use of biotechnology in pharmaceutical manufacturing

History of biotechnology

: "Main article: History of biotechnology"
* Timeline of biotechnology
* Green Revolution

Basic biotechnology concepts

* Bioeconomy
* Biotechnology industrial park
* Green Revolution
* Human Genome Project
* Pharmaceutical company
* Stem cell
* Telomere
* Tissue culture
* Biomimetics

Leaders in biotechnology

* Leonard Hayflick
* Michael D. West

Biotechnology lists

: "Main article: List of biotechnology articles"

* List of biotechnology companies

See also

External links

* [http://www.fao.org/docrep/006/y5160e/y5160e00.HTM A report on Agricultural Biotechnology] focusing on the impacts of "Green" Biotechnology with a special emphasis on economic aspects
* [http://www.standardglossary.com/biotechnology.htm StandardGlossary.com: Biotechnology] A professional Biotechnology Glossary for beginners to learn Biotechnology


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