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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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Terms to Know

Using genetically modified organisms to clean pollutants.

Genetic Engineering

The process of transferring genes from one organism into another.

Genetically Modified Organism (GMO)

An organism that contains foreign DNA produced by genetic engineering.

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Genetic technology that allows scientists to copy DNA quickly.

Transgenic Organisms

Organisms that contain genes from another organism.