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plas·ma·gene

 (plăz′mə-jēn′)
n.
A self-replicating hereditary structure once thought to exist in cytoplasm and function in a manner analogous to, but independent of, chromosomal genes.

plas′ma·gen′ic (-jē′nĭk, -jĕn′ĭk) adj.

plasmagene

(ˈplæzməˌdʒiːn)
n
(Biology) biology any gene other than those carried in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, such as a mitochondrial gene
plasmagenic adj
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Aspects of these technologies have been licensed to BTG plc and Plasmagene Biosciences.
is a consultant and shareholder of Plasmagene and is supported by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, the Innovation and Technology Fund, and the Kadoorie Charitable Foundations.