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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Special Issue: Biotechnology

Author
item Hou, Ching

Submitted to: Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: October 15, 1998
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Biotechnology includes traditional fermentation, biocatalysis, and gene manipulation. Recent progress in gene manipulation has made many things possible including: improve biocatalysts; alter lipid composition of oil crops; and create new microorganisms, plants, and animals which have better characteristic in producing useful products or more tolerance to harsh environments.

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