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10 October, 19:49

Which of the following products were created through marine biotechnology? Penicillin, plasma television, fluorescent dyes, lithium batteries

Penicillin isn't the answer, I tried

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  1. 10 October, 20:24
    Answer: omega 3's


    -combination of marine & food biotechnology

    -polyunstaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)

    -3 types in human physiology

    ->α-linolenic acid (ALA) - found in plant oils

    ->eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

    ->docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

    -N-3 fatty acids have health benefits & are considered essential fatty acids, meaning that they cannot be synthesized by the human body - but are vital for normal metabolism

    ->table of dietary source of Omega-3

    -->fish is commonly used but dangerous as you can contract mercury poisoning
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