Science - B3 - Changing genes and cloning

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What does GENE THERAPY involve?
changing a person's genes to try and CURE disorders.
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What can GENETIC ENGINEERING be used for?
producing useful products (however raises ethical issues)
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Why is SELECTIVE BREEDING used?
To produce organisms with desired characters (however reduces the gene pool leading to problems of inbreeding)
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What is NUCLEAR TRANSFER?
it involves placing the nucleus of a body cell into an egg cell.
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Which is easier to clone PLANTS or ANIMALS?
PLANTS as they retain the ability to differentiate. Plants can be cloned by tissue culture which provides a number of benefits.
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What will new cloning technology achieve?
A number of benefits, involve certain risks, raise ethical issues.
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What is the symbol equation for AEROBIC respiration?
The energy in which is released is stored in ATP.
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What can GENETIC ENGINEERING be used for?

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producing useful products (however raises ethical issues)

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Why is SELECTIVE BREEDING used?

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What is NUCLEAR TRANSFER?

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Which is easier to clone PLANTS or ANIMALS?

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