- About OrB
- Study Guides
- OSU edu
Every science requires a special language because every science has its own ideas.
~Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1715-1780)
a protein that is degraded by the gastric enzymes before reaching the intestine is very unlikely to cause allergy. As one of multiple methods of evaluating the potential allergy risks of genetically engineered crops, the digestibility of transgenic proteins by simulated human gastric juices is tested routinely.
The genes of all organisms consist of DNA. Even though organisms are very different, they all use similar proteins in their metabolic pathways, and they use similar genes to encode these proteins. Scientifically speaking, it's what protein the DNA makes that matters, not where the DNA comes from.