UNIT 8

BIOTECHNOLOGY

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DNA Bands

The bands represent pieces of DNA , the long segments are at the top and the shorter segments are at the bottom.
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Genome Sequencing

Genome is a full sequence of a organisms DNA.

-It can be used to test for genetic disorders and risk factors

How Many Times Can You Clone a Clone?

Stem Cells

Adult stem cells are used for bone marrow, transplants, regrowing skin , etc.

-Embryonic stem cells are used for regrowing organs.

Gene Therapy

Genetically modified human cells to correct disease , it can replace a disease gene with a healthy copy

Ex- cystic fibrosis - SCID

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Transgenic organisms

Genes from one organism are inserted to another organism