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    Why is recombinant DNA and Cloning likely to be very influential in the next decade. Explain in detail why and use specific examples.

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    Recombinant DNA is the process of modifying gene sequences, usually by adding and deleting certain segments, such that they become DNA which expresses a favoured protein product. Since all organisms share the same DNA substances with very similar properties of creating, translating and expressing genes, recombining DNA gives us the ability to make cells express proteins which would otherwise not be expressed in their wild type form.

    So far, we've managed to recombine DNA and create gene sequences for protein substances like insulin. These gene sequences have been inserted into ...

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