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the ordering of nucleotides in DNA molecules that carries the genetic information in living cells
Random errors in gene replication that lead to a change in the sequence of nucleotides; the source of all genetic diversity
one of the 23 pairs of chromosomes in the human, contains genes that will determine the sex of the individual
The process of selecting a few organisms with desired traits to serve as parents of the next generation
unspecialized cells that retain the ability to become a wide variety of specialized cells
the transfer of a gene from the DNA of one organism into another organism, in order to produce an organism with desired traits
breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms
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