Chapter 5 section 3 notes (advances is genetics)

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Chapter 5 section 3 notes (advances is genetics)

  1. 1. Chapter 5: HereditySection 3: Advances in Genetics<br />Minersville Area School District<br />Mr. Motuk<br />Room 124<br />
  2. 2. Genetic Engineering: Genetic engineering: changing the arrangement of DNA that makes up a gene. <br />Recombinant DNA<br />Insertion of a useful segment of DNA into a bacterium.<br />Example: <br />Insulin is made for humans by genetically engineered organism. <br />
  3. 3. Gene Therapy<br />A normal allele is placed into a virus, which delivers the normal allele when it infects its target cell. <br />May be used to control cystic fibrosis or other genetic disorders. <br />Genetically Engineered Plants<br />1. Created by inserting the genes that produce desired traits in one plant into a different plant. <br />

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