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Unformatted text preview: -Genetic Engineering o Manipulate genes: Cut/paste genes across organisms Bacteria can mass produce bovine growth hormone Cow mammary gland can produce insulin Pig plasma immuno-compatible with humans o Gene therapy: Disease resistance-Selection o Most production traits controlled by hundreds of gene pairs o Millions of possible combinations of genes-Variation o Ex. Weaning weight in calves...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ANSC 1000 taught by Professor Coleman during the Spring '08 term at Auburn University.
- Spring '08