Microbiology: A Systems Approach 4th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073402435
ISBN 13: 978-0-07340-243-7

Chapter 1 - The Main Themes of Microbiology - 1.3 Human Use of Microorganisms - 1.3 Learning Outcomes-Assess Your Progress: 5

Answer

Ancient Egyptians used moldy loaves of bread to apply to wound and lesions. Today's microbes can be used to manufacture hormones such as insulin, drugs and enzymes, using recombinant DNA technology.

Work Step by Step

The section on genetic engineering and on historic uses of microorganisms
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