What are the Cry proteins? Name an organism that produce it. How has a man exploited this protein to his benefit?
The proteins encoded by the gene named Cry are called Cry proteins. Bt toxin is the protein encoded by the gene Cry.
The organism that produces Cry proteins - Bacillus thuringiensis.
The cry genes are incorporated in several crop plants which then develop resistance to a specifically targeted pest.
Example cry I Ac and cry IIAb control the cotton bollworms, that of cry I Ab controls corn borer.