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Terms in this set (15)
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell arranged in pairs.
collection of a small amount of amniotic fluid for analysis of possible fetal abnormalities
Enzyme that cuts DNA at a specific sequence of nucleotides. Found in bacteria
DNA produced by combining DNA from different sources.
A small ring of DNA that carries accessory genes separate from those of the bacterial chromosome
An organism that contains DNA from two or more organisms
The insertion of working copies of a gene into the cells of a person with a genetic disorder in an attempt to correct the disorder
a general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)
Procedure used to separate and analyze DNA fragments by placing a mixture of DNA fragments at one end of a porous gel and applying an electrical voltage to the gel
Any technique for identifying individuals based on the unique features of their genome
Genetically modified organism. Their DNA has been altered in some way; a gene is silenced, added or removed
A technology that includes the process of manipulating or altering the genetic material of a cell resulting in desirable functions or outcomes that would not occur naturally.
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce offspring with identical traits
The process of selecting a few organisms with desired traits to serve as parents of the next generation
one acting in place of another (female carrying another's baby)