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DNA Tech

DNA Tech Assessment Keywords and Definitions

cloning making an exact genetic copy of an organism
Recombinant DNA DNA from different organisms is combined
GMO Genetically Modified Organisms
Genetic Engineering Deliberate altering of an organism's DNA
PCR Makes copies of a DNA sample
Gel Electrophoresis DNA technology used by forensic scientists to create DNA fingerprints
Stem Cells Cells used to develop a variety of cell types
Restriction Enzymes Cut DNA into fragments
Bt Corn Produces an insecticide so that bugs don't eat it
Saliva, Blood, other body fluids Sources of DNA evidence at a crime scene
glow-in-the-dark animals, Bt Corn, Insulin-Producing Bacteria Examples of GMOs
Gene Replacement Therapy Inserting healthy genes to replace bad genes
Shorter Fragments Move further down the gel during gel electrophoresis
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