Genomics and Human Medicine Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept

Problem: Why was Simplot interested in creating a potato that produced less acrylamide? a. Acrylamide causes heart disease. b. Acrylamide is a suspected carcinogen. c. Acrylamide makes potato plants more susceptible to blight. d. Acrylamide reduces the shelf life of potatoes.

FREE Expert Solution

Acrylamide: toxic molecule that is found in potato that has been fried

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Why was Simplot interested in creating a potato that produced less acrylamide? 

a. Acrylamide causes heart disease. 

b. Acrylamide is a suspected carcinogen. 

c. Acrylamide makes potato plants more susceptible to blight. 

d. Acrylamide reduces the shelf life of potatoes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Genomics and Human Medicine concept. You can view video lessons to learn Genomics and Human Medicine. Or if you need more Genomics and Human Medicine practice, you can also practice Genomics and Human Medicine practice problems.