Genetic Engineering :
Journey of a Gene

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Background: Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome is caused by a soil fungus that attacks the roots of a soybean plant, which eventually leads to yellowing of soybean leaves. You can read more about Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome at
Objective:   Learn the steps of genetic engineering to help us make soybeans that are resistant to Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome.

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