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  1. therapeutic cloning
  2. ocean current
  3. temperate zones
  4. outgroup
  5. exon
  1. a one of the river-like flow patterns in the oceans
  2. b the cloning of human cells by nuclear transplantation for therapeutic purposes, such as the replacement of body cells that have been irreversibly damaged by disease or injury
  3. c in eukaryotes, a coding portion of a gene.
  4. d latitudes between the tropics and the Arctic Circle in the north and the Antarctic Circle in the south; regions with milder climates than the tropics or polar regions
  5. e in a cladistic study of evolutionary relationships among taxa of organisms, a taxon or group of taxa with a known relationship to, but not a member of, the taxa being studied

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the branch of biology concerned with identifying, naming, and classifying species
  2. subdivision along the length of an animal body into a series of repeated parts called segments.
  3. an organism's inherent capacity to reproduce
  4. a small ring of DNA separate from the chromosome(s); these are found in prokaryotes and yeast
  5. evolutionary change on a grand scale, encompassing the origin of new taxonomic groups, evolutionary trends, adaptive radiation, and mass extinction

5 True/False Questions

  1. coral reefa network of interconnecting food chains


  2. descent with modificationa type of prezygotic barrier between species; the species remain isolated because male and female gametes of the different species cannot fuse or they die before they unite


  3. photoautotropha piece of DNA that can exist as a bacterial plasmid; this carries genes for making sex pili and other structures needed for conjugation, as well as a site where DNA replication can start; F stands for fertility


  4. pathogensa disease-causing organism


  5. heterokaryotic stagean organism that cannot makes its own organic food molecules and must obtain them by consuming other organisms or their organic products; an consumer or a decomposer in a food chain


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