Reasons for Genetic Engineering

Biology Tutorial

Reasons for Genetic Engineering

Intro

Genetic engineering is the direct modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material by using biotechnology. Obviously there are pros and cons for genetic engineering, but for this tutorial, I will state the pros.

Sample Problem

What are the reasons for genetic engineering?

Solution

1. To create useful substances like insulin and growth hormones
2. To create fruits and vegetables that are resistant to viruses, bacteria, fungi, or frost
3. To have added vitamins to crops like rice
4. To make animals disease resistant



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