By M. R. El-Gewely
Growth within the functions of biotechnology is dependent upon a large base of uncomplicated in addition to technologies. The output of biotechnology has already proved itself in lots of diverse fields, from well-being to biomining, and from agriculture to enzyme ''breeding''.
The ambitions of the Biotechnology Annual Review sequence is to supply readers with the wanted in-depth wisdom via reviewing particular themes in each one quantity. during this approach, it truly is more uncomplicated for scientists to maintain in contact with development and functions in biotechnology.
Up-to-date themes are reviewed which are concerning regulatory affairs, social influence, biodiversity and patent concerns, in addition to construction and technology.
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Advances have been made in the viral inactivation of blood products  and scientific discoveries similar to that of the finding of blood groups  may tomorrow make human blood products as safe as recombinant ones. Are we the first to use proteins from milk in humans? No indeed, milk as a blood substitute was popular for several years in the USA from as early as 1873 [ 13. All we have done is to modifj this idea using more sophisticated technologies. Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Dr L.
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