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gene splicing

n.
The process in which fragments of DNA from one or more different organisms are combined to form recombinant DNA.

gene′ splic`ing


n.
the act or process of recombining genes from different sources to form new genetic combinations.
[1975–80]
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Rather than waiting for nature or an X-ray to make the change, these changes can now be made in a laboratory, often by gene splicing.
SyDNEY (CyHAN)- Potential mad scientists have been playing on the emotions of the Australian consumer throwing out tongue-in-cheek research suggesting the nation's favorite food could be even better through gene splicing.
In the third exon and the fourth exon in the human growth hormone gene (hGH1), there has been found a considerable single- nucleotide polymorphism that is linked to conventional or alternative gene splicing (Millar et al.
Unlike hybrids, which are developed in the field using natural, low-tech methods, GM varieties are created in a lab using highly complex technology, such as gene splicing.
Gene splicing is just one of the new methods available to investigate life at the molecular level, which are sometimes referred to under the general term 'biotechnology'.
Twenty years of successful Eucalyptus gene splicing in Brazil is paying off in terms of new investments flooding into the pulp and paper industry and into nonwovens for Brazil's booming middle class in the northeast region.
In fact, The New York Times in 1976 helped fan the flames of "brave new world stuff" by publishing an article titled "New Strains of Life--Or Death," in which Cornell University biochemist Liebe Cavalieri warned that gene splicing could lead to accidental outbreaks of infectious cancer.
Mechanical signals and IGF-I gene splicing in vitro in relation to development of skeletal muscle.
A broad scientific consensus long has held that the newest techniques of biotechnology are no more than an extension, or refinement, of earlier ones applied for centuries, and that gene transfer or modification by gene splicing techniques does not, per se, confer risk.
Moore, noted for her work with gene splicing and messenger RNA, is coming from Brandeis University, UMass announced yesterday.
Interspersed throughout are personal asides, clinical pearls, and lengthy tutorials on basic science topics, such as DNA replication and gene splicing.
Gene splicing will help develop better-for-you fruits and vegetables through selective breeding assisted by gene markers.