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 (trăns-jĕn′ĭk, trănz-)
1. Of, relating to, or being an organism whose genome has been altered by the transfer of a gene or genes from another species or breed: transgenic mice; transgenic plants.
2. Of or relating to the study of transgenic organisms: transgenic research.
A transgenic organism.


(Genetics) genetics (of an animal or plant)containing genetic material artificially transferred from another species


(trænsˈdʒɛn ɪk, trænz-)
of, pertaining to, or containing a gene or genes transferred from another species: transgenic mice.


[trænzˈdʒenɪk] ADJtransgénico
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regulation identifies genetically engineered crops through a product-based policy; that is, if the final product contains transgenic material, then it is considered genetically engineered.
In contrast, transgenic mice, created to shed light on the mechanism of a gene or the path of a disease at the cellular or molecular level, are less simple.
Accordingly, the joint research group has concluded that the transgenic rice has a property to effectively induce oral immune tolerance.
The transgenic models we optimized here are based on the fundamental design of composite reporter gene constructs with a hormone-sensitive regulatory region upstream of a fluorescent protein cDNA.
He did not say how long it would take for the transgenic plants to be ready for field trials.
Moreover, almost none of the original metolachlor remained in the transgenic plant's growth medium, while one-quarter of the herbicide persisted in media hosting standard plants, the researchers report in an upcoming Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
This novel little creature--a one-and-a-half-inch freshwater fish called a Zebrafish (Danio rerio), with genetically modified bio-fluorescent or light reflecting cells in its tissue--is the first widely marketed transgenic pet in the world.
Rio Grande do Stir farmers lobbied hard to get permission to produce modified soy, spearheading the bill that would permanently open the door to transgenic crops, according to environmental groups.
Others have taken an extremist approach to ending transgenic research.
Transgenic DNA inserting into human cells, triggering cancer.
Recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST), Bt bioinsecticides and monoclonal antibody-based GM diagnostic kits will command the largest sales among other agricultural biotechnology products, but will provide limited growth opportunities compared to transgenic seeds and plants.
We have developed an approach, using transgenic reporter mice, that allows us to determine direct activation of estrogen receptor (ER) signaling in embryos.