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life or living
bio
picking the best plants or animals for producing the next generation
improvement by selection
selection of parent to get desirable characteristics in the offspring
selective breeding
the transmission of characteristics from an organism to its off spring through genes in reproductive cells
heredity
biology of heredity
genetics
components of cells which determine the individual charateristics of living things
genes
the offspring of common parents
generation
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
an exact duplicate of something
clone
refers to the movement of genetic info in the form of genes from one cell to another
genetic engineering
a substance
nucleic acid
DNA occurs in pairs of strands intertwined w/ each other and connected by chemicals
bases
the process of identifying the location of a specific gene on a chromosone
mapping
the process of removing and inserting genes into DNA
gene splitting
gene splicing
recombinant DNA technology
the process of finding and recording the location of genes
gene mapping
bacteria that were genetically altered to retard frost formation on plant leaves
ice minus
a brilliant shade of blue in the presence of a compound
X-Gal
stimulation of increased milk production in cows
bovine somatotrophin (BST)
increased meat production in swine
porcine somatotrophin (PST)
the chemical used by people w/ diabetes to control their blood sugar levels
insulin
a component of DNA reprented by A
adinine
a component of DNA reprented by G
guanine
a component of DNA reprented by C
cytosine
a component of DNA reprented by T
thymine