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Genetic engineering

dreams and nightmares

by V. E. A. Russo

  • 169 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by W.H. Freeman/Spektrum in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Genetic engineering -- Social aspects,
  • Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-232) and index.

    StatementEnzo Russo and David Cove.
    ContributionsCove, D. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH442 .R87 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL784025M
    ISBN 100716745461
    LC Control Number95016150

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    The criteria for authorisation fall in four broad categories: "safety," "freedom of Genetic engineering book "labelling," and "traceability. No such products are known to be currently on the market in the United States or elsewhere. Although the resulting strains could conceivably be labeled as recombinant, the fact that this process can occur naturally circumvents application of the GE organism's classification. Bionote Restriction enzymes were discovered in the s when they were observed cutting foreign DNA into small pieces as a means of protecting the host cell against virus intrusions. The U. The bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens inserts T-DNA into infected plant cells, which is then incorporated into the plants genome.


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Genetic engineering by V. E. A. Russo Download PDF Ebook

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More than half of America's processed grocery products-from cornflakes to granola bars to diet drinks-contain gene-altered ingredients. Nevertheless, special concern has been focused on such achievements for fear that they might result in the introduction of unfavourable and possibly dangerous traits into microorganisms that were previously free of them—e.

The process of cloning is represented variously in fiction. Animal Biotechnology: Science-Based Concerns.

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The researchers added the new genome to bacterial cells and selected for cells that contained the new genome. Thus the time and place where a particular protein is produced can be observed. If the somatic hybrid is compatible and healthy, it may grow a new cell wall, begin mitotic divisions, and ultimately grow into a hybrid plant that carries genetic features of both parents.

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Edward Lawrie Tatum and George Wells Beadle developed the central dogma that genes code for proteins in For example, they might add a disease-resistance gene from one plant to another that is high-yielding but disease-susceptible, while leaving behind any undesirable genetic traits of the disease-resistant plant, such as poor fertility and seed yield, susceptibility to insects or other diseases, or the production of antinutritional metabolites.

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Consequently, it is almost certain that mutations other than those resulting in identified useful traits also occur and may not be obvious, remaining uncharacterized with unknown effects.

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