For example inserting the gene for green fluorescent

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Unformatted text preview: gene of one organism into another. For example, inserting the gene for Green Fluorescent Protein. Transgenic organisms Many applications: l Study of disease Produce human protein disease treatments Crops that produce insecticide (pictured right) Make food grow faster E Produce food that contains more nutrients Produce valuable goods more cheaply How do you make transgenic organisms? • The most common transgenic technology is transgenic bacteria produce useful drugs • By placing a gene, such as insulin, into bacteria, they will produce the insulin protein...
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