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transgenics

(trăns-jĕn′ĭks, trănz-)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The study of or methodology used to create transgenic organisms.
Biotechnology (1) The production of useful molecules—e.g., proteins and pharmaceuticals from genetically engineered animals or plants
(2) The process of genetically engineering crops to protect them or consumers from disease
Informatics A portmanteau of phishing and farming. Phishing is a type of computer attack to obtain access credentials such as user names and passwords
Substance abuse A putative type of recreational drug use by teenagers in the US suburbs in which they borrow multiple prescription drugs from their home medicine cabinets, take them to parties and pool the pills in bowls for free consumption, based on the assumption that if enough of them have ‘borrowed’ enough of the right prescription drugs from the family medicine cabinets, some sort of desirable neuropharmacologic effect will ensue
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However, after his victory, Correa said outright that it was necessary to eliminate the "constitutional padlock" banning transgenics and to thus support agriculture with these genetically modified seeds.
With the prospect of the approval of new technologies, greater adoption by growers and enhancements of the existing technology, the total economic benefit from the adoption of transgenics in the next ten years should come to US$ 118.
A study Manzur conducted on transgenics found that "Chile produces transgenic reverse-season seeds to supply the U.
With all the concern over whether transgenic food is safe for humans, the environment has been more or less left out of the picture," he points out.
A marker from transgenic barley, for instance, traveled to up to 7 percent of conventional barley plants nearby that don't produce competing pollen.
Meanwhile, if transgenics continue to be blocked, experts warn, black market demand could bring in seeds just the same, contaminating Brazilian fields.
Government leaders, such as Blair, are beginning to point out the flaws and inadequacies of the current regulatory regimes for transgenics, in a roundabout admission that public safeguards are too often easily subverted by commercial pressure.
Genzyme Transgenics Corporation, Framingham, MA, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, and Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, where, MA, announced that collaborating scientists from the organizations have produced the world's first cloned transgenic goats.
Genzyme Transgenics Corporation (Framingham, MA; 508-270-2374) announced receipt of Japanese Patent 2874751 from the Japanese Patent Office for the production of transgenic animals secreting desired proteins into milk.
All the transgenics derive from a commercial cotton, Coker 312.
The report provides in-depth analysis of the dynamic factors impacting the industry, including new equipment and disposable technologies, improved expression levels, increasing competitiveness, changing outsourcing strategies, capacity estimates and forecasts, changes in outsourcing spending and margins, transgenics, and biomanufacturing in low-cost regions.
Lot 3: Small Laboratory Animals Custom Transgenics Mice