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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

ditype

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In fungi, a tetrad that contains two kinds of meiotic products (spores), e.g., 2AB and 2ab.

co-transformation

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In genetic engineering experiments, it is often necessary to transform with a plasmid for which there is no selectable phenotype and then screen for the presence of that plasmid within the host cell. ...

cross

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In genetic studies, the mating of two individuals or populations. Also called mating.

carrier

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In genetics, typically an individual that has one recessive mutant allele for some defective condition that is "masked" by a dominant normal allele at the same locus, i.e., an individual that is ...

cytokine

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In immunology, any of many soluble molecules that cells produce to control reactions between other cells.

ovulation

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In mammals, the process of escape of the ovum (egg cell) from the ovary.

protocorm

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In orchids, seeds contain an unorganized embryo comprising only a few hundred cells. During seed germination this embryo forms a tuberous structure, called a protocorm, from which develops a complete ...

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