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Genetic Engineering

Genetically engineered insulin:
Insulin is a polypeptide, consisting of 51 amino acids. The DNA code for the polypeptide is
very small (less than 200 bases long). This makes it difficult to find in a genome of 300 million
bases.
Instead, specialised centrifugation methods are used to separate mRNA…

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Golden rice has also been cross-bred with natural rice varieties and the results show that
they could produce 3-4 times more carotene thank golden rice.


Xenotransplantation:
Human organs are in short supply and many people die each year while waiting for an organ
to become available.
One solution to the…

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