Biosilk is a term used to describe a biomimetic, synthetic fibre manufactured by sequencing protein (dragline silk) produced by the orb-weaving spider Nephila Clavipes.
The epigenome is the overall epigenetic state of a particular cell. In the developing embryo, each cell type has a different epigenome.
Gene is a term used to describe in the most straightforward cases, a segment of DNA that specifies the structure of a protein or an RNA molecule. Each gene contains instructions on producing or controlling a specific protein.
Genetic programming (GP) is a term used to describe a specific kind of evolutionary algorithm that manipulates symbols according to prescribed rules, motivated by the genetic operations of selection, mutation, and crossover.
The mutation is a term used to describe the process by which a gene or chromosome set undergoes a structural change. Gene or chromosome game that has undergone a fundamental change.