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Protection from toxins by genetically modified animals.

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Biotechnology allows us to use living organisms or their processes for human needs or purposes. Currently, this topic includes such general examples as cloning, stem cells (adult, umbilical cord, and embryonic), DNA fingerprinting, biological warfare, bioremediation, genetically modified organisms, vaccines, and transgenic plants and animals to name a few.

Research how a SPECIFIC biotechnology application within the above GENERAL examples (or ones not listed above) is used today. Example: Insulin production in bacteria is an example under the general topic of recombinant organisms.

What specific biotechnology application did you choose?
Briefly describe this biotechnology application.
Based upon the definition of biotechnology, describe how your biotechnology application is an example of biotechnology.

What benefits are derived from this application?

Are there any concerns or negative impacts associated with this use of biotechnology? Why or why not?

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1.I have selected GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS as my application.
2.It is a relatively recent research in which scientists from Canada and US have claimed the creation of antidotes for chemical ...

Solution Summary

A concise explanation of the use of genetically modifiled goats and cows in the protection from toxins in food is given in this solution.These animals contain an antidote called Protexia which can protect us from chemical and biological attacks.