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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
procedure used to separate and analyze DNA fragments at one end of a porous gel and applying an electrical voltage to the gel
gene that makes it possible to distinguish bacteria that carry a plasmid with foreign DNA from those that don't
breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms
continued breeding of individuals with similar characteristics to maintain the desired characteristics of a line of organisms
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
technique that allows molecular biologists to make many copies of a particular gene
method of breeding that allows only those individual organisms with desired characteristics to produce the next generation
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