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CB - Genetic Eng.

Cell Biology - Topic 6 - Genetic Engineering

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What product, used in the treatment of diabetes, can be made using genetic engineering? insulin
What is an advantage of using bacterial cells for genetic engineering? reproduce quickly to produce more product
What do you call the extra circular piece of DNA found in bacterial cells? plasmid
What is genetic engineering? Genetic information being transferred from one cell to another.
What type of molecule is used to cut out the gene and cut open the plasmid? enzymes
Which protein is used to seal the gene into the plasmid? enzyme
Name two hormones that humans use that are made through genetic engineering Insulin and Human growth hormone
Name a product made through genetic engineering in the food trade Tomatoes with longer shelf life, disease resistant potatoes, golden rice with added nutrients.
State how genetically engineered tomatoes could have an advantage over tomatoes that are not genetically engineered? Longer shelf life gene inserted.
State how genetically engineered potatoes could have an advantage over potatoes that are not genetically engineered? Disease resistant gene inserted.
State how genetically engineered rice could have an advantage over rice that are not genetically engineered? Added nutrients gene inserted.
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