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posits that an organism is derived from substances present in the egg that differentiate into adult structures during embryonic development
fixity of species
animal and plant groups have remained unchanged in form since the moment of their appearance on Earth
populations tend to consist of more offspring then the environment can support, leading to a struggle for survival among them , heritable traits allow them to survive and reproduce passing traits to future generations
chromosomes are copied and distributed so that each daughter cell receives a diploid set of chromosomes
chromosome theory of inheritance
inherited traits are controlled by genes residing on chromosomes faithfully transmitted through gametes maintaining genetic continuity from generation to generation
ribonuleoprotein organelle consisting of two subunits, each containing RNA and protein molcules
the derivation of the amino acid sequence of a polypeptide from the base sequence of an mRNA molecule in association w a ribosome and tRNAs
biological catalysts, cause biochemical reactions to proceed at rates necessary for sustaining life
identical molecules, cells or organisms derived from a single ancestor by asexuel, or parasexual methods
in recombinant DNA , an agent such as a phage or plasmid into which a foreign DNA segment will be inserted and used to transform host cells
genetically engineered strain of rice that has high levels of two compounds that the body converts to vitamin A
identifies set of proteins present in a cell under a given set of conditions and additionally studies the post-translational modification of these proteins, location within the cell, and protein interactions occurring in the cell
hardware development and software processing storing and retrieving nucleotide and protein data
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