Basic Biotechnology

DNA and DNA Extraction

This lesson discusses what DNA is and how it relates to genes and chromosomes. How and why DNA is extracted in the genetic engineering process is also covered.

Overview of Plant Genetic Engineering

A general description of the overall process of genetic engineering. A basic explanation of the five steps for genetically engineering a crop is provided.

Descripción de la Ingeniería Genética

La ingeniería genética es un tipo de modificación genética que consiste en la adición dirigida de uno o mas genes ajenos al genoma de un organismo. Un gen posee la información que dará a un organismo una característica específica.

Basic Biotechnology

An introduction to traditional cross-breeding and genetic engineering of plants, and to biotechnology.

Biotechnology Practice Applications

Examines functional foods, allergens, genetic engineering, and food safety.

Biotechnology and Nutrient Composition

Biotechnology techniques used to make nutritional changes in plants. Examine how protein, fatty acid, carbohydrate, micronutirents, and phytonutrients contents in food have been altered.