Q: A gene can behave in different ways depending on the genome in which it is contained. How can genetic engineers perform tests to be sure that a gene transferred from, say, a bacterium into a plant will result in the desired effect only? Question Submitted By: Blob +1 +7 -1 Thank you for your question. One of our experts will get back to you soon. Topic: GMO Basics 6 Comments | Add Comment Log in or register to post comments To post a comment, please login.