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Which form of Biotechnology is MOST LIKELY to be used in forensics?
Which is a theoretical benefit for cloning?
The variation in a species could be increased
Organisms with new traits can be produced
Genetic diseases in humans can be cured
Populations of endangered species could be increased
A gene for human growth hormone (HGH) production is taken from human DNA and inserted into a bacterial plasmid. Which statement explains why bacteria are used as host organisms for creating recombinant DNA in this example?
They replicate quickly, with each cell producing HGH
They can be injected directly into patients to produce HGH
They digest the gene and metabolize the nucleotides into HGH
They provide the HGH production gene that can be inserted into a human cell
The panel if the diagram shows a segment of DNA from a cow. The next four panels show DNA segments from four calves.
Which calf is MOST LIKELY the offspring of the cow?