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congenic

(kənˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Genetics) genetics (of inbred animal cells) genetically identical except for a single gene locus
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Notably, in the context of GMO/GMF, It can be further branded into transgenic and congenic modification (Blancke et al., 2015).
'P4h-tm' knockout mice showed striking courage and a lack of learned helplessness compared to congenic wild-type mice with a functional 'P4h-tm' gene.
Effects of the presence, absence, and overexpression of uncoupling protein-3 on adiposity and fuel metabolism in congenic mice.
SCID mice possess an autosomal recessive mutation developed in C.B-17 mice, which are a congenic and inbred strain of BALB mice.
The antibody response to bacteriophage is linked to the lymphopenia gene in congenic BioBreeding rats.
To address the role of [CD72.sup.c] in development of lupus, we generated C57BL/6 mice congenic for [CD72.sup.c] (C57BL/6.[CD72.sup.c]).
Katsuta et al., "Characterization of a novel congenic strain of diabetic fatty (WBN/Kob-Leprfa) rat," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
[C3H-14.sup.NSY] mice and their congenic strains were administered a single high dose of STZ, and the STZ sensitivities of these strains were compared with those of the parental strains.
Gagnon, "Strial microvascular pathology and age-associated endocochlear potential decline in NOD congenic mice," Hearing Research, vol.
(27.) Euzet L (1972) Simultaneous gill parasitism by two congenic species of monogenes Monopisthocotylea.
Congenic line of some species were bought 10-30 years ago and since then were inter-bred without maintenance of records.
C57BL/6J mice were purchased from the Shanghai Laboratory Animal Center (Shanghai, China), and congenic inbred strain rd11 mice were obtained from the Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, ME, USA).