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trans·gen·ic

(trans-jen'ik),
Referring to an organism in which new DNA has been introduced into the germ cells by injection into the nucleus of the ovum.

transgenic

(trăns-jĕn′ĭk, trănz-)
adj.
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.
n.
A transgenic organism.

transgenic

(of an organism) carrying GENETIC MATERIAL that it would not normally contain, as a result of TRANSGENESIS. In animals the archetypal example is the production of transgenic mice, so-called ‘supermice’. Transgenic animals that are DISEASE-resistant and that show increased GROWTH rates are being developed for food production. Transgenic crop plants that are resistant to HERBICIDES and disease are also under development. See also GENETIC ENGINEERING, ANTISENSE RNA.

transgenic

the product of transgenesis.

transgenic animal
one produced by transgenesis.
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Goralski will be based at Intrexon's DNA production facility in Blacksburg, VA, which houses the company's UltraVector([R]) manufacturing platform and extensive inventory of modular transgene frameworks and interchangeable genetic parts.
Unlike other methods for transgene expression in human cells, this kit enables users to study their gene in the cell line of their choice, providing stable, uniform protein expression while eliminating the need to engineer cell lines with transgene landing pads.
AC mouse do so through activation of the zeta-globin promoter region in the v-Ha-ras transgene (Bucher 1998).
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We have transfected embryonic fibroblasts with green fluorescent protein marker transgenes, and after selection, we used the cells as nuclear donors for nuclear transfer experiments.