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A short piece of DNA which is responsible for the inheritance of a particular characteristic. It codes for the production of a specific protein

Genetic engineering

A general name for the processes which scientists use to produce desired characteristics or substances that are in short supply, such as human insulin.

Genetic engineering

This resource will help you:

Understand the science behind gene transfer

Think about the implications of our newly-acquired ability to move genes from one living thing to another

Grapple with the issues involved in producing medical treatments from genetic engineering

Genetic engineering provides the key to unlock possibilities as yet unimagined.

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genetic engineering poster