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Flashcards - Biotechnology Overview

Flashcards - Biotechnology Overview
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nucleotides
Nucleotides are organic molecules that serve as the monomers, or subunits, of nucleic acids like DNA and RNA
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genetically modified organism
A genetically modified organism is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques
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genetically modified organism
A genetically modified organism is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques
nucleotides
Nucleotides are organic molecules that serve as the monomers, or subunits, of nucleic acids like DNA and RNA
RNA interference
RNA interference is a biological process in which RNA molecules inhibit gene expression, typically by causing the destruction of specific mRNA molecules
Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology
gene therapy
Gene therapy is the therapeutic delivery of nucleic acid polymers into a patient's cells as a drug to treat disease

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