Flashcards in Genetic Engineering Deck (11):
When can genetic information be transferred naturally?
What is a host cell?
A host cell is required for viruses to replicate
What is a bacterial plasmid
It is a small molecule of DNA that can be replicated independently
What is genetic engineering/modification?
When scientists artificially alter the genetic code of organisms
What are plasmids also called in genetic engineering?
Describe step 1
Identify the section of DNA that contains the required gene
Describe step 2
Extract the required gene
Describe step 3
Insert the gene into a bacterial plasmid
Describe step 4
Insert the plasmid into a host cell
Describe step 5
Grow transformed cell to produce the required product