Which of the following is not applicable for a biopatent?
Discovery of cell lines
Biopatents are being granted by the Government for biological entities and products derived from them. Biopatents are given for the discovery of new strains of microorganisms, transgenic plants and animals, discovery of cell lines, new biotechnological methods, unearthing the DNA sequences, proteins formed by various DNA sequences, formation of new products, new production techniques and product applications. Biopatents cannot be granted for using the existing technology to produce new products.