SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    What is Pig 26?

    A)  An insulin obtained from the Indian pig using the genetic engineering methods

    B)  An energy capsule being used by astronauts as food supplements

    C)  First animal to be created by Gene Editing

    D)  A new patent law enforced in USA

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The piglet, known only as 'Pig 26', was created through a process called 'gene editing' at Edinburgh's Roslin Institute four months ago. Genome editing, or genome editing with engineered nucleases (GEEN) is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, deleted or replaced in the genome of an organism using engineered nucleases, or "molecular scissors."

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