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10. Evolution

Mechanisms of evolution

genetic drift the random change in allele frequency in a population over time
gene flow the movement of genes from one population to another
recombinant DNA DNA molecules that are artificially created by combining DNA from different sources
mutation a change in the structure, order, or amount of the genetic material of an organism
gene pool the total set of genes, including all alleles, that are present in a population at any one point in time
allelic frequency proportion of one allele, compared with all the alleles for that trait, in the gene pool
DNA sequence the order of DNA bases in an organism's DNA
Created by: cfhsbiology