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Genetics Terms Beginning With C

Callus CAMP (cyclic adenosine monophosphate)
Canalized character Cancer
Cancer-family syndrome Cap
CAP (catabolite activator protein) Capsid
Capsomere Carbon source
Carcinogen Carcinoma
Carrier Cassette mechanism
Cassette model Catabolite activator protein (CAP)
Catabolite repression Catalyst
Cation CCAAT box
CDNA library Cell autonomous
Cell cycle Cell division
Cell fate Cell-free system
Cell lineage Cellular blastoderm
Centimorgan (cm) Central dogma
Centric fragment Centriole
Centromere Centromere marker
Centromeric fission Centrosome
Chaperone Character
Character difference Chargaff's rule
Charon phage Chase
Chi site Chi-square distribution
Chi-square test Chiasma (plural chiasmata)
Chimera Chimeric plasmid
Chloroplast Chromatid
Chromatid conversion Chromatid interference
Chromatin Chromocenter
Chromomere Chromosome
Chromosome aberration Chromosome jumping
Chromosome loss Chromosome map
Chromosome marker Chromosome mutation
Chromosome painting Chromosome puff
Chromosome rearrangement Chromosome set
Chromosome theory of inheritance Chromosome walking
Circular permutation Cis
Cis conformation Cis dominance
Cis-dominant Cis-trans complementation test
Cistron Cladogenesis
ClB method Clinal selection
Clone Coccus
Code dictionary Coding strand
Codominance Codon
Codon preference Coefficient of coincidence
Coefficient of relationship (r) Cohesive end
Cointegrate Col plasmid
Colicinogenic factor Colinearity
Colony Common ancestry
Compartment Competence factor
Competent Complementarity
Complementary DNA (cDNA) Complementary RNA (cRNA)
Complementation Complementation group
Complementation test Complete linkage
Complete medium Component of fitness
Composite transposon Concordance
Conditional-lethal mutation Conditional mutation
Confidence limits Conjugation
Conjugation tube Consanguineous
Consensus sequence Conservative replication
Conserved sequence Constant region
Constitutive Constitutive heterochromatin
Constitutive mutation Continuous replication
Continuous variation Controlling element
Copper fist Copy-choice hypothesis
Copy-choice model Corepressor
Correction Correlation coefficient
Cosegregation Cosmid
Cot value Cotransduction
Cotransformation Coupling
Coupling conformation Covariance
CpDNA Cri-du-chat syndrome
Crisscross inheritance CRNA
Cross Cross-fertilization
Crossbreed Crossing over
Crossover Crossover suppression
Crossover suppressor Cruciform configuration
Cryptic coloration Culture
Cyclic adenosine monophosphate Cyclic AMP (cAMP)
Cys Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cytidine Cytochrome
Cytogenetics Cytohet
Cytokinesis Cytoplasm
Cytoplasmic inheritance Cytosine
Cytosol Cytotoxic T lymphocyte (Tc)

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