Showing pages 1 to 2 of 4 pages
Running Title: Assignment GeneticsASSIGNMENTGenetics
GeneticsPart 1Ans 1.In day-to-day life we can find various examples of biotechnology that use bacteria to producecurd, cheese, wine, vinegar along with medicines and vaccines(Squassina et al., 2010).Ans 2.Biotechnology saved my mother’s life; she was suffering from heart blockades which wascleared by biotechnology derived clot‐dissolving (thrombolytic) drugs (Wardlaw et al., 2014).Ans 3.Yes, I have some concern of developing of different life threatening diseases through modifiedvirus/bacteria which could be mistakenly spread outside the laboratory conditions. Suchconditions although not prominent but can happen through some mischievous elements.Part 2Ans 1.Against the popular belief, the cloned and normal animals are different and their similarity is sortof like identical twins. The cloning can be done by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT), alaboratory technique where the genes of the normal animal is inserted into the enucleated ova(Tesar 2014). Thereafter, ova are transferred to a surrogate female where it develops like anatural embryo. Another method is embryos splitting, which involves splitting of embryo at anearly developmental stage and generate"twins" (Illmensee and Levanduski, 2010).Ans 2.