Sugar Cane denim is a term used to describe the construction of denim made from fibres derived from the plant that gave rise to the brand-name SUGAR CANE. In 1947, Levi XX 501 button fly, five-pocket selvedge dungarees was made by sugarcane.
Bioprospecting is usually conducted by private companies that search in a variety of ecosystems for certain parts of plants, ranging from barks to genetic material.
The textile substrate is a term used to describe a substance which upon an enzyme reacts (surface treatments). In other words, compounds that undergo reactions with enzymes. Included are different colourants dyes, natural sizing and thickener materials, such as starches and cellulose derivatives, etc.
The biosensor is a device or system which incorporates a biologically active material in the material in intimate contact with an appropriate transduction element for detecting the concentration or activity of chemical species in any sample.
A bioprocess is a process that uses intact living cells or their components to obtain desired products.
Biotechnology is techniques that use living organisms or parts of plants to produce a variety of products (from medicines to industrial enzymes)
Catalyst is a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction but which is left unchanged by the result.
Industrial biotechnology is a term upon various highly-developed applications that uses engineered microbes and enzymes in chemical synthesis processes. These engineered components can be highly useful to clean up the environment.