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A

ADA (adenosine deaminase deficiency)
amino acid
anemia

b

bacteria (plural)
base
bioaccumulate
biodiversity
bioprospecting
bioremediation
biotechnology
Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis)
by-product

c

cancer
carpal tunnel syndrome
cell
cell culture
chromosome
chymosin
clone

d

deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
diabetes

e

editorial
embryo
enzyme
ethics
ex vivo

f

fertilizer
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

g

genes
genetic engineering
genome
genotype

h

hemoglobin
hemophilia
herbicide
human growth hormone
hybrid

I

ICN
in vivo
inherited
insecticide
issue

l

lucrative

m

malnutrition
messenger RNA
microorganism
molecule
monocrop

N

National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
native
nucleic acid
nucleotide
nucleus
nutrients

o

organic farming
organism

p

pancreas
patent
pesticide
pharm (slang)
pharmaceutical
plasmid
protein
proteomics
protocol

r

rBGH (recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone)
recombinant DNA
regulatory agency
replicate
RNA (ribonucleic acid)

S

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)
sickle cell anemia
somatic cells
splice
stakeholder
stem cell

T

T-cells
term
Third World
traits
transgenic

u

unintended consequence
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

v

vaccine
vector
vegetarian
vitamin A

x

xenotransplantation

z

zygote