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biotech

a. short for biotechnology
b. (as modifier): a biotech company
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Today, biotech is big business in California and CPAs find themselves advising these economic stalwarts from within the industry giants and as their external trusted advisers.
GPC Biotech plans to initiate a Phase 1 trial evaluating a combination treatment of satraplatin and TAXOTERE in the next few months.
New Biotech Tools is the first major effort in the United States to identify leading-edge biotech processes and the benefits they are producing," said Brent Erickson, BIO's vice president for industrial and environmental biotechnology.
But we are taking the position that we oppose the unconfined release of a biotech wheat unless stringent conditions are met and a cost-benefit analysis is undertaken to prove it is in our best interests.
As such, New Jersey's emerging position as one of the nation's leading biotech centers promises a significant economic impact.
Today, Japan lags far behind the United States in biotech and has failed to create a niche for itself in the global biotech market.
Proponents contend that future biotech products such as cancer-fighting tomatoes and vitamin E-enhanced soybeans will do for the 21st century what vitamin-fortified foods did in the 20th century.
And while the San Diego area has historically been seen as the region's hub for biotech activity, its neighbors to the north are offering increasing competition.
A large variety of fruits and vegetables are now being turned into pharmaceutical factories, producing these genetically altered biotech vaccines and drugs.
Gone are the days when pharmaceutical companies sent agents to clandestinely forage in the jungle, says Malcolm Morville, president and CEO of biotech company Phytera, owner of patented technology that uses living cell cultures to try to unlock genetic diversity.
Despite its unattractive side, the global campaign against green biotech has had notable successes in recent years.
All of this can be bewildering to the physician who is attempting to make the transition from clinical medicine to the biotech startup world.