By: Hayden Benshoff
What is a transgenic organism?
Genes: A gene is the basic physical and functional unit of heredity. Genes, which are made up of DNA, act as instructions to make molecules called proteins
recombinant: joining together of DNA molecules from two different species that are inserted into a host organism to produce new genetic combinations
Genome: A genome is an organism’s complete set of DNA, including all of its genes. Each genome contains all of the information needed to build and maintain that organism
Process of Bacterial Transformation
Process: First you will isolate the gene of interest, then insert the foreign DNA into bacterial plasmid. this is done using restriction enzymes and DNA ligase. To get the bacteria to take in the plasmid insert recombinant DNA into the bacteria. selecting the successful transferred bacteria will produce the desired product.
Source for the process: notes