what it is and how it helps mankind to develop





Biotechnology, healthcare, innovation, patents, biotechnology, health, microorganisms


Biotechnology has been used by the human species since ancient times. This is because, in its broadest sense, biotechnology comprises the application of microorganisms, plants and animals to obtain processes and products of interest to society. Thus, ever since we used microorganisms to ferment bread, beverages, and other foods, we were already performing biotechnology. As time went by and science advanced, new technological tools were developed and started to complement biotechnology as we know it today. 

Author Biography


Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the Federal University of Lavras (2016). Master's degree from the Multicenter Postgraduate Program in Chemistry of Minas Gerais (PPGMQ) from the Federal University of São João del-Rei (2018). He is currently a PhD student in Inorganic Chemistry at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)


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How to Cite

LEUZINGER, B. (2023). Biotechnology: what it is and how it helps mankind to develop. Biofarma - Multidisciplinary Scientific Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Health, 3(3).