Genetic Engineering Applications

Genetic Engineering Applications


This lesson will examine the pros and cons of various applications of genetic engineering and Biotechnology.

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  • Genetic Engineering

    The process of transferring genes from one organism into another.

  • Transgenic Organisms

    Organisms that contain genes from another organism.

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

    Genetic technology that allows scientists to copy DNA quickly.

  • Bioremediation

    Using genetically modified organisms to clean pollutants.

  • Genetically Modified Organism (GMO)

    An organism that contains foreign DNA produced by genetic engineering.