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genetically modified organism

n. Abbr. GMO
An organism whose genetic characteristics have been altered by the insertion of a modified gene or a gene from another organism using the techniques of genetic engineering.
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This system would establish a limit to the extent to which researchers could harness the power of biotechnology, while still allowing for the development of transgenic organisms that contained human DNA.
Issues that were dropped from the final draft included the labeling of products derived from genetically modified organisms, placing liability and responsibility for transgenic materials on exporters, and granting grounds for refusing imports of transgenic organisms based on socio-economic or human health concerns.
Dr Mae-Wan Ho, a geneticist with the Open University, told a news conference: "The large-scale release of transgenic organisms could be worse than nuclear weapons as a means of mass destruction.
Transgenic organisms have great potential utility for humankind.
com/research/1ecdf2/safety_assessment) has announced the addition of the "Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms, Volume 3: OECD Consensus Documents" report to their offering.
glucosidase enzymatic activity, a polynucleotide encoding the polypeptide, nucleic acid constructs carrying the polynucleotide, transformed cells, such as yeast cells, and transgenic organisms expressing the polynucleotide.
An entirely new dimension of pathways has opened up with the development of transgenic organisms - creatures whose genetic complement contains DNA from other species with which they could not possibly have interbred.
com/research/76c783/safety_assessment) has announced the addition of the "Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms, Volume 4: OECD Consensus Documents" report to their offering.
Diversa Corporation (San Diego, CA) has patented an invention comprising cellular transformation, directed evolution, and screening methods for creating novel transgenic organisms having desirable properties.
Biotechnology, one of the tools of the gene revolution, is much more than genetically modified organisms (GMOs), sometimes also called transgenic organisms.
It can be used for the sequencing of genes, detection of infectious and hereditary diseases, identification of genetic fingerprinting and the creation of transgenic organisms.