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Chapter 13 - CH 13-Biotechnology Goals of Biotechnology 1.)...

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Goals of Biotechnology 3.)$$$$$ including Improved plants and animals for agriculture. Efficient production of valuable bio-molecules. Golden Rice 120 Million children low on Vitamin A. This can lead to blindness. Rice is a staple food in many parts of the world. Golden rice is genetically modified to produce beta carotene, which can become Vitamin A. India and the Philippines have permits to plant this rice. How Does DNA Recombination Occur in Nature? Sexual Reproduction Bacterial Transformation Viral transfer of DNA What is Recombinant DNA? Transfer of genetic material between organisms. Same or different species. Transgenic: organism w/DNA derived from another species. How Does DNA Recombination Occur in Laboratories? Identify gene(s) of interest. Isolate the gene(s) of interest.
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2010 for the course BIOL 1001 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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