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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

breeding value

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In quantitative genetics, the part of the deviation of an individual phenotype from the population mean that is due to the additive effects of alleles. In practical terms: if an animal is mated with ...

narrow-sense heritability

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In quantitative genetics, the proportion of the phenotypic variance that is due to variation in breeding values.

broad-sense heritability

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In quantitative genetics, the proportion of the total phenotypic variation due to genetic variation.

gametic (phase) equilibrium

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In relation to any two loci, the occurrence of haplotypes (gametes) with a frequency equal to the product of the frequency of the two relevant alleles, e.g., loci A and B are in linkage equilibrium ...

gametic (phase) disequilibrium

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In relation to any two loci, the occurrence of haplotypes (gametes) with a frequency greater than or less than the product of the frequency of the two relevant alleles. See also gametic (phase) ...

interaction

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In statistics, an effect that cannot be explained by the additive action of contributing factors; a departure from strict additivity.

mean

Biotechnology; Genetic engineering

In statistics, the arithmetic average; the sum of all measurements or values in a sample divided by the sample size.

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