Best Answer

use to manufacture insulin

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-11-01 12:01:54
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


24 cards

What is a gene

What is a chromosome

What is an allele

What must happen before meiosis can begin

See all cards
1 Review

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: For what are bacteria used in genetic engineering?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

How bacteria are used in genetic engineering?

In genetic engineering, bacteria is used in altering and replicating the genes that are subsequently introduced into animals or plants.

Are bacteria used in genetic engineering?


How are bacteria used in genetic engineering?

recombinant DNA

Bacteria are used in genetic engineering because?

bacteria, can be grown cheaply in bulk.

What bacteria is used in genetic engineering to produce bacteria?

Its defnitely Escherichi coli

What kind of cells are most commonly used in genetic engineering?


Which bacteria are commonly used for genetic engineering and gene-therapy?

I know of one commonly used bacteria: E. Coli

Ability of bacteria to produce insulin was result of?

Genetic engineering of the bacteria.

How are bacteria use in genetic engineering?

recombinant DNA

What are the rings of accessory DNA in bacteria that are often used as a vector in genetic engineering?

big dogs

What are three ways bacteria have been used in genetic engineering?

The Plasmid method, the Vector method, and the Biolistic method.

Genetic engineering can be accomplished in bacteria using what?

Genetic engineering involves the use of recombinant DNA technology, the process by which a DNA sequence is manipulated in vitro, thus creating recombinant DNA molecules that have new combinations of genetic material

Where is genetic engineering used?

Genetic engineering is the use of science to recombine DNA in many different procedures to develop organisms. Genetic engineering is mostly used in agriculture and medicine.

Four examples of genetic engineering?

Genetic engineering can be done with animals, produce and bacteria. Organisms that undergo genetic engineering are called genetically modified organisms. Some of the earliest GMOs were bacteria and mice. Food products, glofish and zebra fish are some of the more recent GMOs.

Why are plasmids important to genetic engineering?

Plasmids important to genetic engineering contain antibiotic resistance genes because it shows the bacteria which have taken up the plasmid.

The use of genetic engineering to transfer human genes into bacteria?

This results in bacteria expressing human proteins or genes.

What laboratory prodcedure has made possible the development of bacteria that can synthesize insulin?

genetic engineering

What techniques are used in genetic engineering?


How are plasmids used in agriculture and genetic engineering in plants?

Plasmids carry genes in bacteria. A plasmid carrying a beneficial gene can be used to put the gene into a plant.

Why are plasmids used in genetic engineering?

In genetic engineering, plasmid is used as the vector. Vector is the "vehicle" where the to be cloned DNA fragment is inserted (passenger).

What is animal engineering?

The technology used in genetic engineering on animals is roughly called animal engineering

How does Genetic Engineering help people?

Genetic engineering is used by scientists to enhance or modify the characteristics of an individual organism.

Which laboratory procedure has made possible the development of bacteria that can synthesize human insulin?

genetic engineering

What is changing the genes of bacteria or other living things call?

I believe it is called genetic engineering.

How are bacteria being used in genetic engineering to produce medicine for people?

One of the oldest examples is the creation of human insulin by bacteria - the gene for insulin production was inserted into the bacteria on a plasmid and the bacteria churns out thousands of insulin molecules a day.