ASTM E1705 - 13

    Standard Terminology Relating to Biotechnology

    Active Standard ASTM E1705 | Developed by Subcommittee: E48.91

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.06


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This document is composed of terms, definitions of terms, descriptions of terms, and acronyms used in ASTM documents related to the field of biotechnology. Terms that are adequately defined in a general dictionary are not defined in this terminology standard.

    1.2 This standard includes terminology used in biotechnology areas, such as, but not limited to: biological drug products, materials for biotechnology, characterization and identification of biological systems, aseptic sampling, preservation of biological samples, membrane filters, molecular biology, biomass conversion, fuel manufacturing facilities, and fuel analysis.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E869 Test Method for Performance Evaluation of Fuel Ethanol Manufacturing Facilities

    E870 Test Methods for Analysis of Wood Fuels

    E1117 Practice for Design of Fuel-Alcohol Manufacturing Facilities

    E1126 Terminology Relating to Biomass Fuels

    E1285 Guide for Identification of Bacteriophage Lambda () or Its DNA

    E1286 Guide for Identification of Herpes Simplex Virus or Its DNA

    E1287 Practice for Aseptic Sampling of Biological Materials

    E1298 Guide for Determination of Purity, Impurities, and Contaminants in Biological Drug Products

    E1342 Practice for Preservation by Freezing, Freeze-Drying, and Low Temperature Maintenance of Bacteria, Fungi, Protista, Viruses, Genetic Elements, and Animal and Plant Tissues

    E1344 Guide for Evaluation of Fuel Ethanol Manufacturing Facilities

    E1357 Test Method for Determining the Rate of Bioleaching of Iron From Pyrite by Thiobacillus Ferrooxidans

    E1493 Guide for Identification of Bacteriophage M13 or Its DNA

    E1531 Practice for Detection of Mycoplasma Contamination of Cell Cultures by Growth on Agarose Medium

    E1532 Practice for Detection of Mycoplasma Contamination of Cell Cultures by Use of Bisbenzamide DNA-Binding Fluorochrome

    E1533 Practice for Indirect Detection of Mycoplasma in Cell Culture by 4`-6-Diamidino-2-2 Phenylindole (DAPI) Staining

    E1535 Test Method for Performance Evaluation of Anaerobic Digestion Systems

    E1536 Practice for Detection of Mycoplasma Contamination of Bovine Serum by Large Volume Method

    E1564 Guide for Design and Maintenance of Low-Temperature Storage Facilities for Maintaining Cryopreserved Biological Materials

    E1565 Guide for Inventory Control and Handling of Biological Material Maintained at Low Temperatures

    E1566 Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen

    E1567 Guide for Biopharmaceutical Facilities Architectural Design Considerations

    Federal Standards

    Title21, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Parts 210 and 211 Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://dodssp.daps.dla.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.07 (Mathematics. Natural sciences (Vocabularies)); 07.080 (Biology. Botany. Zoology)

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    DOI: 10.1520/E1705

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