GMO's - 1996 ✦ Types of GMO’s are medicines vaccines...

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    What are GMO’s A technique where individual  genes are copied and  transferred to another living  organism to alter its genetic  makeup. 
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    Where are GMO’s Used? Viruses Bacteria Plants Animals
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    Better meats,eggs, and milk. Improves the health of some  animals. Better waste management. Enhanced taste. Faster growth rate. Crops are more resistant.  Benefits of GMO’s
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    GMO’s Technology Gene Insertion Transformation Injection Viral Infection Bombardment Gene Gun Bacterial Vectors
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    Random Facts The first commercial crop grown in 
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Unformatted text preview: 1996. ✦ Types of GMO’s are medicines, vaccines, foods, food ingredients, fibers, and feeds. ✦ 252 million acres of genetically modified crops was planted in 2006. ✦ Modifying bananas to produce a vaccine for Hepatitis B ✦ Modifying Mad Cow disease resistant cows. References ✦ http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Huma ✦ http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5058.h ✦ http://www.macalester.edu/~montgomery/G ✦ http://www.riskassess.org/level_3.cfm?level...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOL 201 taught by Professor Mechling during the Fall '07 term at Towson.

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