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Bio CH28

Biology CH28 DNA--Life's Code

TermDefinition
breeding the bringing together of two living things to produce offspring
DNA a molecule that makes up genes and determines the traits of all living things
fraternal twins twins that form from two different fertilized eggs
genetic code the code that translates the DNA language into the protein language
identical twins two children that form from the splitting of one fertilized egg
mutation any change in copying the DNA message
nitrogen base the chemicals that form the rungs of a DNA molecule
radiation energy that is given off by atoms
recombinant DNA the DNA that is formed when DNA from one organism is put into the DNA of another organism
RNA a chemical that acts as a messenger
 



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