LECTURE 22    Recombinant DNA Technology and Its Implication for Society

I. Introduction

A. History

B. Description of the Field

1. Isolate Specific Genes

2. Make New Combinations

3. Move Genes From One Organism to Another, Making New Kinds of Organisms---- Transgenic organisms.

4. Produce Large Quantities of Specific Genes and Specific Gene Products.

5. Gene Therapy.

The Use of Gene Manipulation Techniques Combined With a Deeper Understanding of Gene Function in Human Body To Correct Genetic Disorders.