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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.
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(Genetics) genetics (of an animal or plant)containing genetic material artificially transferred from another species
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(trænsˈdʒɛn ɪk, trænz-)
of, pertaining to, or containing a gene or genes transferred from another species: transgenic mice.
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[trænzˈdʒenɪk] ADJtransgénico
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Microinjection method: Microinjection method has been used successfully in the production of transgenic fish and is a commonly used technique due to its simplicity and reliability [7].
Commercial production of transgenic crops is the capital intensive due to high costs of technology and seed.
In the present study with SOD1-G93A transgenic mice, which are extensively used as animal model for mechanistic and therapeutic studies on ALS, [sup][10] we used sleep/wake activity recordings and molecular techniques to test our hypothesis.
This research was among the first to report the results of sensory tests of transgenic tomatoes by a consumer panel representing the general consuming public.
The transgenic mice on a control diet exhibited increased memory deficit and anxiety-related behavior, and impairments in spatial learning ability, position discrimination learning ability and motor coordination in comparison with normal mice on the same diet.
The report also said Europe continues to consumer significant amounts of transgenic crops despite the absence of production due to political opposition to agricultural biotechnology.
But function laws of transgenic mosquitoes released to prevent malaria transmission can only be acquired from a large number of experimental data in consideration of the influence on other species, ecological environment, possible risks, and involvement [4-6].
Overexpression of mtlD gene has resulted in the synthesis of mannitol and conferred increased tolerance of drought stress in the transgenic peanut.
Practical applications of transgenic livestock include improved milk production and nutrient composition, increased growth rate, improved feed usage, improved carcass composition, increased disease resistance, enhanced reproductive performance, and increased reproductive capacity [9,10].
Research findings showed that there was a delay in the cognitive development among transgenic, genetically engineered monkeys, but it is similar to that of humans.
The VSRC will provide professional manpower for hatching, caring and nurturing of the silkworms, while IoB-VAST will provide a secure location to receive, store and preserve Kraig's transgenic silkworms under Vietnam's regulations, central government ministries authorisations and regulatory compliance.