Allowing only those animals with desired characteristics to reproduce.
Crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best of both organisms
The continued breeding of individuals with similar characteristics
Making changes in the DNA code of a living organism.
An enzyme that cuts DNA at a specific sequence of nucleotides
DNA produced by combining DNA from different sources.
The process by which DNA fragments can be separated an analysed
A technique that allows biologist to copy DNA.
A small, circular DNA molecule found in bacteria
A gene (after an antibacterial) that makes it possible to distinguish bacteria that don’t carry the desired plasmid
Containing genes from other species
A member of a population with genetically identical cells produced from a single cell
Short pieces of complimentary DNA
Plants that contain an extra set of chromosomes.
A process by which an absent or faulty gene is replaced by a normal, working gene.