What does selective breeding take advantage of?
naturally occuring genetic variations in plants, animals, etc to pass on desired traits to the next generation
How can breeders increase the genetic variation in a population?
What do scientists use the knowledge of structure of DNA and chem properies for?
To study and change DNA mol
What does a cell do during transformation?
takes in DNA from outside the cell and it then becomes a component of the cells DNA
What does the recom dna do if transformation is successful?
it is integrated into one of the chromo of the cell
What is biotechnology?
a new industry that is changing the way we interact with the living world
What is the Human Genome Project
an ongoing effort to analyze human DNA sequence
What does PCR stand for?
polymerase chain reaction
What happens in gene therapy?
an absent or faulty gene is replaced by a normal, working gene
What are the Four Key Questions for Bioethics?
What is the ethical question, what are the relavent facts, who or what could be affected by how the question is resolved, what are the relevant ethical considerations?
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