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Give one consequence of selective breeding.
Inbreeding, which can lead to health problems.
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What is genetic engineering?
Where selected genes are transferred to another organism.
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What is a transgenic organism?
A genetically modified organism.
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Give one advantage of genetic engineering.
Organisms with desired features are produced rapidly.
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Give one risk of genetic engineering.
The inserted gene may have unexpected side effects.
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What is gene therapy?
Changing a person's genes in an attempt to cure disorders.
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Give an example of asexual reproduction.
Cloning.
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What does cloning produce?
Genetically identical copies.
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Why are plants easier to clone than animals?
Because many plant cells retain the ability to differentiate, unlike animal cells which lose this ability at an early stage.
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