How do scientists genetically transfer genes into another organism?

Answer There are many ways to do so. In plants the most common technique is to use a bacteria called agrobacterium. This bacterium performs genetic engineering as a natural part of its life cycle which fo... Read More »

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What is it called when a new organism grows from the parent organism?

What makes an organism an organism?

An organism lives. It has life because of organs. Organs are structures such as the lungs of animals, or the leaves of plants. These structures have specific, usually essential, jobs to do. Each or... Read More »

What does it mean to lack genes?

The phrase “to lack genes” means that a person, plant, or animal does not have the specific genes needed to perform a specific function. For example, Bushmen lack the genes necessary to digest ... Read More »

What is the distance between two genes?

The distance between two genes, also known as the linkage distance, is the space between genes on a chromosome. Distance is measured in units called map units (m.u.), where each m.u. equals 1 perce... Read More »