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Genetic engineering

The science of modifying and manipulating genes to create new artificial DNA or synthetic genes of different organisms. There are many purposes for genetic engineering, some of which include finding better treatment for diseases, or simply for discovering new organism of interest.

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Genetic engineering


Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

The movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration.


Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

The stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the daughter chromosomes (sister chromatids) pass from the equatorial plate to opposite poles of the cell (toward the ends of the spindle). Anaphase ...

photosynthetically active radiation (PAR)

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

Radiant energy captured by the photosynthetic system in the light reactions, usually taken to be the wavelengths between 400 and 700 nm.


Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

Tissue containing chloroplasts, including leaf mesophyll and other parenchyma cells.


Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

The destruction or breakage of cells either by viruses or by chemical or physical treatment.


Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

Produced outside of, originating from, or due to external causes. Opposite of endogenous.


Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In botany, a plant which completes its life cycle within two years and then dies. For most biennial plants, the two growing seasons have to be separated by a period of cold temperature sufficient to ...

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