Molecular Genetics Quiz

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Transmission genetics- Transferring genetic information from parent to child or from generation to generation. Also deals with the location of genes on chromosomes and gene mapping. Ex: Analyzing the probability of someone having a specific trait Molecular genetics- focus is on the gene, its structure, organization, function. Process by which genetic information is transferred and expressed. Ex: Examining the nucleotide sequences at the end of chromosomes. Population genetics- studying generic variation in populations. Ex: Albinos in the Hopi culture Agriculture- genetic principles applied to the domestication of plants and animals. Yields are increased, special nutritional qualities Pharmaceutical- growth hormone, insulin, and clotting

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