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  1. any characteristic that provides information about an organism's genome
  2. a medical procedure in which a sample of cells from the amniotic fluid is tested for abnormalities in a fetus
  3. Genetically modified organisms
  4. sampling of cells from the chorion to test for genetic conditions in a fetus. The cells are grown in a special medium after which a karotype can be used to make a diagnosis.
  5. the specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA

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  1. GMFsGenetically modified organisms

          

  2. Gel Electrophoresisa medical procedure in which a sample of cells from the amniotic fluid is tested for abnormalities in a fetus

          

  3. Restriction Enzymesenzymes which recognize a specific short sequence of nucleotides (the target sequence) on a strand of DNA and cut the strand at a particular point within that sequence

          

  4. Polymerase Chain Reactionalmost entirely automated method of replicating DNA that allows researchers to target and amplify a very specific sequence within a DNA sample

          

  5. Chorionic Villi SamplingUsed to test for genetic defects and can be done as early as the ninth week of pregnancy