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Method of improving species by allowing only those individual organisms with desired characteristics to produce the next generation
Breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms
Procedure used to detect and analyze DNA fragments by placing a mixture of DNA fragments at one end of a porpous gel and applying an electrical voltage to the gel
unspecialized cells that retain the ability to become a wide variety of specialized cells
Process in which one strain of bacteria is changed by a gene or genes from another strain of bacteria
A gene that makes it possible to distinguish bacteria that carry the plasmid (and the foreign DNA) from those that don't
a measure of the tendency of individual genotypes in a population to vary from one another
Analysis of sections of DNA that have little or no known function, but vary widely from one individual to another, in order to identify individuals
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