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13 Cards in this Set

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insertion of normal genes into human cells to correct genetic disorders
gene therapy
genetic map that shows the location of genes on a chromosome
linkage map
approxiamately 601 000 000 genes on the 46 human chromosomes
human genome
genetically identical copies
rejoining of DNA fragments
gene splicing
small ring of DNA found in a bacterial cell
bacterial DNA
bacterial proteins that have the ability to cut both strands of the DNA molecule at a specific necleotide sequence
restriction enzyme
contain foreign DNA
transgenic organism
made by connecting or recombining fragments of DNA from different sources
recombiant DNA
much faster/reliable method for increasing the frequency of a specific allele in a population
genetic engineering
cross of an individual of unknown genotype with an individual of known genotype
test cross
mating between closely related individuals