biological containment


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biological containment

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl kən′tān·mənt]
(genetics)
A technique by which the genetic constitution of an organism is altered in order to minimize its ability to grow outside the laboratory. Also known as biocontainment.
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Tenders Are Invited for Supply, installation and start-up of a Level 3 Biological Containment Room (5 Lots).
In particular, molecular cloning has become a common activity, and the ability to develop genetically modified organisms has migrated from the confines of secure biological containment suites onto the open benches of undergraduate teaching labs.
Samples from patients are an extreme biohazard risk; laboratory testing on non-inactivated samples should be conducted under maximum biological containment conditions.
Samples from patients are an extreme biohazard risk; testing should be conducted under maximum biological containment conditions.
has introduced inflatable AirBeam Enclosures for quick set-up Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) shielded, Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) shielded, or Chemical Biological Containment (CBC) enclosures, configured to rapidly deploy and provide an instant and uncomplicated state-of-the-art environment.
A comprehensive work plan and budget are key features of successful biological containment projects.
Clean-room conditions would protect the samples from mission-borne microbes from Earth that could alter the samples' properties (and hence render them useless to scientists), while biological containment would protect Earth from any potentially hazardous organisms the samples may bear.