Genetic Engineering

Biology

GENETIC ENGINEERING

GENETIC ENGINEERING.
This is a technology that involves the manipulation of the genotype of an organism to get the desired trait.
It also involves the transfer of gene coding for the desired trait from one organism to another.

Application of Genetic Engineering

Pharmaceutical industries:

Making of hormones e.g. Human insulin and human growth hormone.
Enzymes e.g. Alph-Anti-Trypsin (AAT) used to treat emphysema. (c) Proteins.
Drugs and vaccines.

Biology

KINGDOM MONERA

General Characteristics

Unicellular and microscopic
Some single cells ,others colonial
Nuclear material not enclosed within nuclear membrane-prokaryotic
Have cell wall but not of cellulose.
Have few organelles which are not membrane bound