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Biotechnology and BIOTECH Products for Commercialization

IDA F. DALMACIO, Ph.D.
Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences (IBS) and Director, National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) UP Los Baños College, Laguna

Biotechnology bio
- life

technolog - tools and y techniques used
for a particular purpose

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Biotechnology
 any technique that uses living
organisms (or part of organisms) to make or modify a product, to improve plants, animals or microorganisms, to develop substances for specific uses

Benefits of biotechnology
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Safe and quality foods Higher productivity and cost effective production Development of novel products (e.g. drugs, vaccines) Detection and treatment of pest and diseases Solutions to environmental pollution and degradation Preservation and renewal of natural resources Income and job generation

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 Biotechnology – has application in agriculture, forestry and natural resources, marine sciences, fisheries and aquaculture, health/medical sciences, environment, energy and manufacturing and process engineering

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SPECIALTY CHEMICAL Organic acid Microbial polysaccharide Bio-emulsifier Dyes Aromas Enzymes LIVESTOCK Embryo transfer Cloning In-vitro fertilization Twinning Embryo sexing Animal feed Animal vaccine Diagnostics AGRICULTURE Selection of high yielding plants Vegetative propagules Biofertilizers Plant hormones Microbial pesticides Post harvest SERVICES Diagnostics Forensics/Medicine Biodiversity assessment

B I O T E C H N O L O G Y
PHYSICS

MEDICAL APPLICATION Pharmaceuticals Vaccines Antibiotics Diagnostics Drugs FOOD Fermented food Single cell proteins Sweeteners Baker’s yeast Food additives Cheese INDUSTRY Wine industry Brewery Industrial enzymes Solvents Biofuel ENVIRONMENTAL/POLLUTION CONTROL Bioremediates Heavy metals removal Organic solvents Production of biodegradable plastics Degradation of oil & plastics

B I O T E C H N O L O G Y T R E E

MICROBIOLOGY BIOLOGY

BIOCHEMISTRY ENGINEERING GENETICS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

General Scope of Biotechnology

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BIOVAC-FC Protects chickens and ducks against fowl cholera BIOVAC-HS For increased resistance of young cows and carabaos to pasteurellosis or hemorrhagic septicemia (HS), a blood poisoning disease

BIOVAC-IC Protects poultry against infectious coryza, a respiratory tract disease of fowls

Vaccines

PELMICTROL

Bacillus thuringiensis pesticide
against mosquito larvae NPV Pesticide containing nucleopolyhedrosis virus (NPV) used to control the common cutworm or Harabas, a major onion pest BACTROLEP Microbial pesticide containing Bacillus thuringiensis which kills Asiatic corn borer and diamond backmoth

BT FOR OFF Used to kill oriental fruitflies (OFF)

BIOPESTICIDES

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SPECIALTY FATS & OILS Oils from local seeds and nuts extracted and tailored through biotechnology to serve as alternatives in controlling cholesterol deposits in body ESSENTIAL OILS Essential oils extracted from patchouli, lemongrass, and citronella leaves and ilang-ilang flowers BACTERIOCINS OF LACTIC Oils from local seeds and nuts extracted and tailored through biotechnology to serve as alternatives in controlling cholesterol deposits in body

SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

DIAGNOSTIC KITS FOR MONITORING RED TIDE TOXINS Detects red tide toxins from mussels and other shellfishes

PCR-BASED DETECTION KITS FOR FOOD & FEED BACTERIAL PATHOGENS Detects bacterial pathogens such as Salmonella, E. coli and S. aureus in food, water and animal feeds PLANT DIAGNOSTIC KIT Detects viruses like papaya ringspot, banana bunchy top and citrus tristeza

DIAGNOSTIC KITS

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GLUCOAMYLASE Gluco-amylase that converts starchy materials such as cassava, corn and sweet potato into maltodextrin and glucose syrup MICROBIAL RENNET Good substitute to animal rennet in cheesemaking LIPASE Enzyme which splits fat into fatty acid and glycerol and is used to modify coconut oil for higher value β-monoglyceride

CELLULASE Cellulase used in ethanol production, essential oil extraction and as feed additive for livestock and poultry

FOOD & FEED ENZYMES

XYLANASE Used as animal feed additives and for improved cleaning ability of detergents

-AMYLASE Alpha-amylase used for high glucose/fructose syrup and maltodextrin production, improved dough quality and as feed additive

PROTEASE Neutral – used to improve bread quality Acid - feed

FOOD & FEED ENZYMES

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BIOGROE Plant growth promoters of vegetables and ornamentals

BIO-N Fertilizer that supplies nitrogen and enhances growth of rice, corn and vegetables

BROWN MAGIC Effective growth enhancers of tissue cultured orchids

BIOFERTILIZERS

MYCOGROE Tablet form fertilizer containing mycorrhizal fungi effective for eucalyptus and pine trees

VAM ROOT INOCULANT Promotes growth of agricultural and horticultural crops, trees and ornamentals

MYKOVAM Biofertilizers for fruit trees, agricultural crops, reforestation species and ornamentals

BIOFERTILIZERS

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NITROPLUS Nitrogen supplement for legumes such as peanut, sitao, soybean and mungbean BIO-QUICK Composting inocula containing the fungus Trichoderma sp.

COCOGRO Growth hormones from coconut water effective for orchids, vegetables and ornamentals

BIO-FIX Enrichment inoculant enhancing the nutritive value and effectivity of BOF thus improving supplementation or replacement of chemical fertilizers

BIOFERTILIZERS

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