Genetic Engineering

All about Genetic Engineering...

What is Genetic Engineering?

  • The nucleus contains chromosomes and these chromosomes are made from DNA DNA is the genetic code.
  • Everyone has got their own gentic code.
  • The genetic code carries information that makes your body what it is and scientists have now found a way to change your genetic code. This is called Genetic Engineering.
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Transgenic Organisms

  • Genetic engineering changes the gentic code of an organism and so it involves putting a new gene in the organism's existing DNA.
  • The altered organism is called Transgenic Organism.
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