B1 - Genetic Variation and its Control

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Chromosome
Long molecule found into he nucleus of cells; made from DNA
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DNA
Aka Deoxyribo Nuleic Acid. Nuclei acid molecules that contain information and make up chromosomes
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Gene
Part of a chromosome made up of DNA; controls a certain characteristic
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Gamete
A specialised sex cell formed by meiosis
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Sexual Reproduction
When new individuals are produced that aren't genetically identical to the parents; involving the fusion of gametes
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Asexual Reproduction
When new individuals are produced that are identical to their parents; doesn't involve the fusion of gametes
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Fertilisation
The fusion of male and female gametes
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Clone
An offspring that is genetically identical to the parent organism
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Specialised
Adapted for a particular purpose
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Genetic Modification (GM)
Organisms that have had specific areas of their genetic material changed using genetic engineering characteristics
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Enzyme
A protein that speeds up a reaction (a biological catalyst)
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Aka Deoxyribo Nuleic Acid. Nuclei acid molecules that contain information and make up chromosomes

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DNA

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Part of a chromosome made up of DNA; controls a certain characteristic

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A specialised sex cell formed by meiosis

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When new individuals are produced that aren't genetically identical to the parents; involving the fusion of gametes

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