the study and development of synthetic systems that mimic the formation, function, or structure of biologically produced substances and materials and biological mechanisms and processes.
the mathematical modeling of biological reactions.
pertaining to the composition and biological activity of carbon-based compounds, especially those of laboratory rather than biogenic origin (contrasted with bioinorganic).
the branch of biology that applies the methods of physics to the study of biological structures and processes. Historical Examples LRL Accelerators Lawrence Radiation Laboratory Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The […]
the commercial exploitation or monopolization of biological or genetic material, as medicinal plant extracts, usually without compensating the indigenous peoples or countries from which the material or relevant knowledge is obtained. noun the use of wild plants by international companies to develop medicines, without recompensing the countries from which they are taken