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|when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue.
|The application of technology to the study or manipulation of living things.
|Adenine (A, G), C) and T). The genes that make up your body by stringing together to form DNA.
|To create genetically identical molecules, cells, plants or animals.
|Diamond vs. Chakrabarty
|A United States Supreme Court case concluding whether genetically modified organisms can be patented.
|The genetic material of most living organisms.
|A test to identify genetic information called DNA in a person's cells.
|The conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast.
|A region of DNA that controls a characteristics
|The branch of biology that deals with heredity
|A technique used by scientists to change the DNA of organisms.
|A technique for correcting defective genes that develop disease
|Human genome map
|The sequence of the human genome.
|Human Genome Project
|An scientific research project with a goal to determine the sequence of pairs which make up DNA and to identify and map the genes of the human genome from both a physical and functional standpoint.
|The study of our protection from invading organisms and our body’s responses to them.
|A substance that interferes with the ability of viruses to reproduce.
|The study of biology at a molecular level
|The structure unit that forms DNA and RNA.
|group of complex organic macromolecules that are made with one or more chains of amino acids.
|The joining of two pieces of DNA from different sources
|One type of nucleic acid that consists of strands of repeating nucleotides joined in chainlike fashion, but the strands are single.
|Somatic cell nuclear transfer
|removing the nucleus of an unfertilized egg cell, replacing it with the material from the nucleus
|cells that are able to differentiate into specialized cell types.
|An organism whose genetic material has been altered
|The transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another