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A Scientific View
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.
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