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12 terms

Yr 12 Product Design Biotechnology

STUDY
PLAY
PHA
A biodegradable polymer made by ICI
disease
Genetic engineering aids the resistance of trees to
wood pulp
Genetically modified trees produce high yields of
micro organisms
A biodegradable polymer breaks down because of
10%
The amount of land in the UK that is forested
Bipol
A fully biodegradable plastic other than that manufactured by ICI
carbon neutral
PLA is this and so no greenhouse gases are emitted in its production
True
Genetically modified trees grow faster than non modified trees (true or false)
lignin fibres
Genetic engineering reduces the strength of what enabling a reduction in the amount of chemicals needed in the paper making process.
carbon dioxide
some biodegradable plastics give out what when biodegrading and therefore contribute to global warming
ferments
some biodegradable plastics are made through this process when sugar does what
Alcaligenes eutrophus
the name for bacteria of sugars