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Translation
The synthesis of a protien from an RNA template
Chromosome
Large strands of DNA
Mutation
Change in the DNA. May be helpful or harmful
Nucleotide Base
Small molecules that are part of DNA. Known as A, T, E and G
Stem Cell
An undifferentiated cell, useful in cloning
Selective Breeding
Choosing plants and animals for reproduction based on desirable traits, such as pest resistant plants
Transcription
Synthesis of RNA from a DNA template.
Genetic Engineering
The Alteration of the heridity information to remove undesirable charistics or enhance desirable chrachistics ones