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Biotech:. A Scientific View. How it’s used. Gene therapy can help to treat cancer Detection of birth defects Genes and artificial chromosomes can be inserted to cure genetic disorders. How GE helps Us. Demolish abortion Improve the chances for a healthy child

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Biotech

Biotech:

A Scientific View


How it s used
How it’s used

  • Gene therapy can help to treat cancer

  • Detection of birth defects

  • Genes and artificial chromosomes can be inserted to cure genetic disorders


How ge helps us
How GE helps Us

  • Demolish abortion

  • Improve the chances for a healthy child

  • Can make medical assistance for reproduction minimal


Keepin it safe
Keepin‘ it Safe

  • You Can’t Guard Against it if You Don’t Understand it

  • Warning Labels

  • Public Awareness

  • Laws


Why should we care
Why Should We Care?

  • Abuse

  • Allergies

  • Overlook Something

  • Kills Antibodies


Words u should know

Exogenous DNA: DNA taken from a source of organism and has been cloned into a vector and put into a host cell. Also know as foreign DNA

Biotechnology: The use of biological processes or organisms for the production of materials and services of benefit to humankind.

Gene Expression: The process by which a gene produces RNA and protein, and hence exerts its effects on the phenotype of an organism.

Words U Should Know


How dna changes genes
How DNA Changes Genes?

DNA is first inserted into viruses, this process is called gene therapy; the viruses are then inserted into the cells which change the gene expression


Bibliography
Bibliography

  • A Jurist’s Guide to 21st Century Biotechnology. 27 May. 2002. http://

    www.biojudiciary.org/cd/glossary _e.htm

  • Conway, Gordon. Facts: Uncertainties and assessment. 21 May. 2002. http://www.agbioworld.org/biotech_info/articles/conwayspeech

    .html .

  • Glossary of Technology and Genetic Engineering. 13 May. 2002.

    http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/003/X3910E/X3910E08.htm

  • Heaf, David Engineering the Human Germline 21 May.2002

  • 13 May.2001. www.accessexcellence.org.


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