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Science ch. 4.3 cells and heredity

This is chapter 4 section 3 for the textbook "Cells and Heredity!"
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selective breeding
The process of selecting a few organisms with desired traits to serve as parents of the next generation.
inbreeding
A selective breeding method in which 2 individuals with identical or similar sets of alleles are crossed.
hybridization
A selective breeding method in which 2 genetically different individuals are crossed .
clone
An organism that is genetically identical to the organism from which it was produced.
genetic engineering
The transfer of a gene from the DNA of one organism into another organism, in order to produce an organism with desire traits.
gene therapy
The insertion of working copies of a gene into the cells of a person with a genetic disorder in an attempt to correct the disorder.
genome
All of the DNA in one cell of an organism.