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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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Transgenic fish and public policy: anticipating environmental impacts of transgenic fish.
The next stage is to develop monoclonal antibodies in our avian transgenic system.
The virus resistance in these transgenic trees is pathogen derived," says Erik Mirkov, project leader and molecular biologist at the Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Commercialization of transgenic salmon in the United States will depend upon regulatory approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which must approve the marketing of any products derived from animal biotechnology.
He pointed out several new risks in transgenic foods, such as the possibility that a new gene itself did not encode an allergen, but activated dormant genes that did code for allergens.
Monsanto remains determined to replace Brazil's native soybean crops with Monsanto's patented transgenic seeds, Monsanto Brazil plans to spend $550 million to build a Roundup manufacturing plant in Bahia State.
regulators have made exempting transgenic food from harm may be fallacious.
Genetic stability analysis in T2 and T3 transgenic tobacco plants revealed that the transgenic tobacco plants carried both GERLP and hpt genes.
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.
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.
Transgenic Bt cotton has been documented as an effective strategy in to combat lepidopteran pests, and is highly beneficial to the growers and the environment by reducing chemical insecticide sprays and preserving population of beneficial arthropods [8, 9].