CP Biology NRCA Chapter 7
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the use of living organisms to create products
an exact genetic duplicate
Which type of cloning is used to make seedless bananas?
a cell that has become specialized
possible benefits of cloning
saving endangered species
DNA that is joined together from 2 sources
manipulation of genes
What do restriction enzymes do?
snip DNA at certain bases
What is plasmid
Circular piece of bacteria DNA
name a body chemical that has been made by genetic engineering?
another name for adult stem cells
somatic stem cells
sources of adult stem cells
umbilical cord blood
conditions that may be able to be treated by using stem cells
spinal cord injuries
advantages of adult stem cells over embryonic stem cells
less risk of being rejected
process that connects a defective gene
what is RFLP(restrictive fragment length polymorph)
Process used to create DNA fingerprint
the process that separates DNA fragments by size
uses of DNA fingerprints?
help in court cases
examples of GM plants that resist insects
corn, soybeans, cotton
example of GM plant that people wear
how long did Dolly the sheep live?
a farm crop that is often genetically modified
what the gel is made from that is used in eltrophoresis
the type of cell that has the ability to become almost any type of cell
how much of your DNA sequence is the same as everyone else?