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GENETIC ENGINEERING is a new technology which, unlike traditional breeding methods, allows the transfer of genetic material from one organism into a host organism of an unrelated species, thus bypassing the natural reproductive barriers between species. The genetic manipulation resulting from genes inserted by genetic engineering cannot be recalled; the altered characteristics will be passed on to future generations and continue to be reproduced in the environment.

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Description GENETIC ENGINEERING is a new technology which, unlike traditional breeding methods, allows the transfer of genetic material from one organism into a host organism of an unrelated species, thus bypassing the natural reproductive barriers between species. The genetic manipulation resulting from genes inserted by genetic engineering cannot be recalled; the altered characteristics will be passed on to future generations and continue to be reproduced in the environment.
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Source Sierra Club
Keyword Genetics
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-12-22 13:01:34
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Date Last Modified 2009-12-22 13:06:20
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-12-22 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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