Uses of Recombinant DNA in Agriculture?

Answer Recombinant DNA changes the natural genetic makeup and the characteristics of an organism by inserting DNA from another organism. Also known as genetic engineering, recombinant DNA technology is wi... Read More »

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What Are Recombinant Proteins?

Proteins are the most important of all the materials that compose living organisms. Proteins are in each living cell of all organisms, without exceptions, and in the cells, proteins are abundant in... Read More »

How Is Recombinant DNA Identified?

All the information needed to create an organism resides in its DNA. A base consisting of sugar, phosphate and one nitrogen base makes up DNA. There are four nitrogen bases, adenine (A), thymine (T... Read More »

When was recombinant DNA discovered?

Recombinant DNA---DNA containing information from two different species---was first produced in 1972, according to the book "Microbiology," by Jacquelyn Black, Ph.D. Generally, transfer of genes fr... Read More »

What is a recombinant vaccine?

A recombinant vaccine uses bacteria, yeast and other viruses to produce viral proteins. These proteins are then purified and made into vaccine form. The advantage of a recombinant vaccine is that n... Read More »