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- Antibiotic resistance : The development of resistance to an antibiotic in an organism originally susceptible to it
- Barbara McClintock : (1902 – 1992) - American cytogeneticist who won a Nobel Prize in 1983 for the discovery of genetic transposition.
- DNA : A macromolecule — chemically, a nucleic acid — that stores genetic information.
- Gene : The functional unit of heredity.
- Horizontal gene transfer (History) : Chronology of horizontal gene transfer.
- Horizontal gene transfer in plants : Any process in which an organism transfers genetic material (i.e. DNA) to another cell that is not its cellular offspring, as distinct from vertical gene transfer where genes are inherited from parents or ancestors in a lineage of cellular organisms.
- Horizontal gene transfer : Transfer of genetic material to a being other than one of the donor's offspring.
- Intelligent design movement : American political movement advocating a form of creationism and "doubts about Darwin".
- Intelligent design : Claim that fundamental features of the universe and living things are best explained by purposeful causation.
- Maize : Cereal grain domesticated in Mesoamerica and subsequently spread throughout the world, and one of the most widely grown crops in the Americas.
- Retrotransposon : Genetic elements that can amplify themselves in a genome with the use of reverse transcriptase, and are ubiquitous components of the DNA of many eukaryotic organisms.
- Transgenic plant : Plants that have been genetically modified by inserting genes directly into a single plant cell, from a different species.
- Transposon : Blocks of conserved DNA that can occasionally move to different positions within the chromosomes of a cell.