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Business English | Topic: English for the Biotechnology Industry 2

This exercise is for those who work in the biotech industry and/or would like to improve their knowledge of words and expressions relating to biotechnology. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. If a drug is just starting to be developed, you can say it is in "__________________________ development."
  early-stage
  late-stage
  yearly

2. The government __________________________ ( = stopped funding us) last year.
  got rid of our money
  cut our funding
  stopped our payment

3. It might be possible to __________________________ ( = get) funding from another source.
  abstain
  omit
  obtain

4. To (partially) fund a project = To __________________________ funding support for a project
  provide
  promote
  program

5. In pharmaceutical research, a "target" is a single molecule which is __________________________ a particular disease.
  revoked by
  invoked to
  involved in

6. The two types of molecules that researches often focus on are __________________________ and proteins.
  jeans
  genes
  Gene's

7. Our ultimate goal is to __________________________ ( = change) the course of this disease.
  alter
  develop
  decipher

8. This research looks __________________________. = This research looks like it could produce good/positive results.
  like a promise
  promising
  promised

9. The research led to a __________________________. = Nothing came of the research.
  debt end
  dead end
  deep end

10. We have already __________________________ ( = showed) that this particular target is relevant to this disease.
  demystified
  debunked
  demonstrated

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