Biotechnology - Biotechnology 10:06:00 ← Biotechnology...

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Unformatted text preview: Biotechnology 14/11/2007 10:06:00 ← Biotechnology : any use or alteration of organisms, cells, or biological molecules to achieve specific practical goals • Yeast to make bread • Beer and wine • Dog breeding • Fruit and vegetables ← ← Genome : all the DNA in an organism • Genes carry information for making all the proteins required • These proteins determine how the organism looks, how well its body metabolizes, and sometimes how it behaves. • The particular order of As, Ts, Gs, and Cs, is very important. ← ← Goals of the Human Genome Project • Determine genetic codes of organisms • Find out where diseases are ← ← DNA fingerprinting • An organism’s DNA contains the blueprint for all that they are. • Each persons DNA is different from everyone else’s. • DNA similarity is based on relatedness....
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