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method of breeding that allows only those individual organisms with desired characteristics to produce the next generation
continued breeding of individuals with similar characteristics to maintain the desired characteristics of a line of organisms
breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms
process in which one strain of bacteria is changed by a gene or genes from another strain of bacteria
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
polymerase chain reaction
technique that allows molecular biologists to make many copies of a particular gene
a small cellular inclusion consisting of a ring of DNA that is not in a chromosome but is capable of autonomous replication
gene that makes it possible to distinguish bacteria that carry a plasmid with foreign DNA from those that don't
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