Modern vs Traditional Biotech

By:Ny'eem , Tanner ,Nelson , Josh . period: 2

Mordern Biotech

Modern biotechnology is the manipulation of genetic mater. It is the fusion of cells. It is beyond breeding barriers. It is targeted and controlled.

Ex: recombinant DNA techniques

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Traditional Biotech

Traditional Biotech is the manipulation of whole organisms. Traditional biotech does not fuse cells like modern biotechnology. It works with nature. Trial and error.

Ex: using yeast for fermentation

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Old Biotechnology vs New Biotechnology with examples

Similarities and Diffrences

Differences:Traditional does not fuse cells and modern fuses cells. Manipulates the whole organism while modern biotech manipulates the genetic material. Modern is unnatural traditional is natural


Similarities: Central Dogma