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parents
IQ
family
similarity
DNA
genetic
heritability
intelligence
adoption
genes
identical twins
fraternal twins

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Biotechnology Crossword

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method of breeding that allows only those individual organisms with desired characteristics to produce the next generation select breeding
breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms hybridization
continued breeding of the individuals with similar characteristics of a line of organisms inbreeding
process of making changes in DNA code of living organisms genetic engineering
enzyme that cuts DNA at a specific sequence of nucleotides restriction enzyme
procedure used to spread and analyze DNA fragments by placing a mixture of DNA fragments at one end of a porbus gel and applying an electrical voltage from different sources gel electrophoresis
DNA produced by combining DNA from different sources recombinant DNA
small circular piece of DNA plasmid
gene that makes it possible to distinguish bacteria that carry a plasmid with forge in DNA from those that don't genetic maker
term used to refer an organism that contains genes from other organisms transgenic
member of a population of genetically identical cells clone
stands for deoxyribonucleic acid DNA
stands for ribonucleic acid RNA
genetic alternation of a cell cell transformation
technique that allows molecular biologists to make many copies of a particular gene PCR

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Genetics and Heredity Crossword

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The structure in a cell that contains the cells genetic material Chromosome
All living cells need to grow,maintain itself,and reproduce DNA
The variations of genes that occur in a population Genetic Variation
A single organism produces offsprings that have the same genetic material Asexual Reproduction
Each parent cell has the identical genetic material to the parents Budding
The phase in the cell cycle during which the nucleus divides Mitosis
Type of reproduction in which two parents profuse an organism Sexual Reproduction
Cells divide to from sperm cell and egg cells Meiosis
Containing half chromosome found in reproductive organs of a plant or animal Gamete
The set of information that controls a trait Gene

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Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

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The passing of traits from parents to offspring heredity
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offspring through its genes. trait
Scientific study of heredity genetics
Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884) Mendel
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait gene
Alternative forms of a gene for each variation of a trait of an organism allele
a genetic factor that blocks another genetic factor dominant trait
A condition that appears only in individuals who have received two copies of a mutant gene, one copy from each parent recessive trait
The likelihood that a particular event will occur probability
A diagram for predicting the allele composition of offspring from a cross between individuals of known genetic makeup. punnett square
An organism that has two different alleles for a trait heterozygous
An organism that has two identical alleles for a trait homozygous
An organism's genetic makeup genotype
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits. phenotype
These are found in every cell. contained with them is DNA. Located on theme are genes. chromosomes

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Genetics Word Search

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Chromosome
Traits
RNA
Replication
Recessive
Purebred
Punnett Square
Proteins
Probability
Phenotype
Pea Plants
Parents
Mutation
Mitosis
Meiosis
Inherited
Hybrid
Homozygous
Heterozygous
heredity
Genotype
Genetics
Genes
Dominant
DNA
Allele

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Genetics Crossword Puzzle

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Factors that control a trait Allele
A person's genetic makeup Genotype
A person's physical appearance Phenotype
A change in a gene or chromosome Mutation
A chart that tracks which members of a family have a particular trait Pedigree
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell Karyotype
An organism that has the same genes as the organism it was produced from Clone
Breeding two individuals with similar traits Inbreeding
Same alleles for a single trait Homozygous
Different alleles fo a single trait Hetrozygous
The science behind heredity Genectics
The chance of something occuring Probability
When two alleles are equal and present in both the phenotype and genotype of an organism Codominance
A chart that shows all the possible combinations of two genotypes Punnet Square
The process that produces 4 sex cells Meiosis
Breeding two individuals with different traits Hybridization
Moving healthy genes into cells to replace missing or abnormal genes in order to correct a genetic disorder Gene therapy
A genetic problem caused by an issue in an organism's genes Genetic disorder
A trait controlled by three or more alleles is said to have ________________ Multiple alleles
Choosing two organisms with desired traits to be bred Selective breeding

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genetics review Crossword

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passing of traits from parents to offspring heredity
an organism with two different alleles for a trait hybrid
a factor that controls traits gene
a physical characteristic of an organism, ex. eye color trait
an allele whose trait always shows up in the organism dominant
each different form of a gene allele
the scientific study of heredity genetics
an allele whose trait is hidden in the presence of a dominant allele recessive
a type of organism whose offspring of many generations have the same form of a trait purebred
a number describing how likely an event is probability
an organism that has two identical alleles for a trait homozygous
an organism's physical appearance phenotype
an organism's genetic makeup genotype
an organism that has two different alleles for a trait heterozygous
process that produces sex cells meiosis
genes are passed from parents to offspring on these chromosomes
DNA replication takes place in the _____ nucleus
a section of DNA within a chromosome that codes for a specific protein gene
a mass of cancer cells tumor
when a base pair of the gene is added, deleted, or substituted mutation

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Mitosis Crossword

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the process of a cell dividing into two new daughter cells cell division
type of reproduction in which cells from two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism sexual reproduction
substance found in eukaryotic chromosomes that consists of DNA tightly coiled around histones chromatin
period of the cell cycle between cell divisions interphase
phase of mitosis in which the distinct individual chromosomes begin to spread out into a tangle of chromatin telophase
one of two identical “sister” parts of a duplicated chromosome Chromatid
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell anaphase
process of reproduction involving a single parent that results in offspring that are genetically identical to the parent asexual reproduction
threadlike structure of DNA and protein that contains genetic information chromosome
series of events in which a cell grows, prepares for division, and divides to form two daughter cells cell cycle
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell anaphase
part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleus divides mitosis
division of the cytoplasm to form two separate daughter cells cytokinesis
first and longest phase of mitosis in which the genetic material inside the nucleus condenses and the chromosomes become visible prophase
structure in an animal cell that helps to organize cell division centriole
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell metaphase

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DNA and RNA Crossword

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A change in the genetic material of cell Mutation
Each three base set of genetic code. Codon
The cell uses information from mRNA to make proteins during _____________ . Translation
The language for naming RNA. Genetic code
A condition in which an organism has extra set of chromosome. Polyploidy
A group of three bases of tRNA molecule that are complementary to the three bases of condon of mRNA. Anticodon
The tips of chromosomes. Telomere
The process of copying DNA from DNA. Replication
A kind of virus that infects bacteria cell. Bacteriophage
The process in which one stain of bacteria is change by a gene or genes from another bacteria. Transformation
An enzyme that joins individual nucleotides to produce a new strand of DNA. DNA Polymerase
A long chains of amino acids that make proteins Polypeptides
The synthesis of an RNA molecule from a DNA template , or pattern. Transcription
A type of RNA that carries copies of instructions for the assembly of amino acids into proteins from DNA to all cell part. mRNA
A type of RNA that carries each amino acid to form ribosomes. Transfer RNA
A singled-stranded nucleic acid that contains the sugar ribose. RNA
A chemical or physical agent in the environment that interacts with DNA and may cause mutation. Mutagen
A cell that contains two sets of homologous chromosomes. Diploid
A cell that contains only one set of genes. Haploid
Chromosomes in which one set comes from male parent and another set comes from female parent Homologous

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Genetics Vocabulary Words Crossword

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Where a cell divides into a new identical cell which is the same as the parent cell Mitosis
Where a sperm cell and an egg cell unite Meiosis
Found in the nucleus of the cell DNA
A strand of DNA resembles a twisted ladder Chromosomes
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that carries the code for a specific trait Genes
Different forms or versions of a gene Alleles
An allele whose expression overpowers the effect of a second form of the same gene Dominant
An allele whose effects are concealed in offspring by the dominant allele Recessive
A condition in which two allele for a given gene are different from each other Heterozygous
A condition in which two alleles for a given gene are the same Homozygous
The actual gene make-up for an organism Genotype
The visible characteristics for a gene Phenotype
The father of modern genetics Gregor Mendel
Where neither gene for a trait is dominant Incomplete dominance
Shows the possible gene make-ups for organisms Punnett square
The chance an event will happen Probability

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Genetics unit vocab Crossword

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A unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring Gene
Chromosome pairs one from each parent that are the same Homologous chromosome
A mature haploid germ cell Gametes
Chromosome that determines the sex of an organism Sex chromosome
Any chromosome that is not a sex chromosome Autosomes
Single set of unpaired chromosomes Haploid
To complete sets of chromosomes one from each parent Diploid
Type of cell division Meiosis
Distinguishing quality or characteristic belonging to a person Trait
Way to explore the genotype of an organism Test cross
How the offspring of parents with similar characteristics sometimes have offspring with a different characteristics Law of segregation
One of two or more alternative forms of a gene Allele
Two of the same alleles Homozygous
Genetic constitution of an individual organism Genotype
Physical characteristics Phenotype
A gene that masks the effects of the recessive gene Dominant
A gene that is not tangible Recessive
Diagram that is used to predict the outcome of an offspring punnett square
Type of genetic breeding experiments Mono hybrid cross
Mating experiment between two organisms that are identically hybrid Dihybrid cross
Random combinations of chromosomes in meiosis Law of independent assortment
Likelihood of an event to occur Probability
Homologous chromosomes pair up to exchange different segments of genetic material Crossing over
DNA sequences that are close together on a chromosome Genetic linkage
Organism that has inherited a recessive allele Carrier
A gene located in the sex chromosome Sex linked genes
Intermediate inheritance where one allele is not completely paired Incomplete dominance
Both alleles of a gene pair are neither dominant or recessive Codominance
Controlled by a group of nonallelic genes Polygenic traits
Diagram showing the lineage of an individual Pedigree

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