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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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In 1997, Monsanto, the largest supplier of genetically engineered seeds, recalled a batch of its transgenic canola seeds, which were designed to deter the growth of weeds.
Function analysis of the GERLP gene in T1 transgenic tobacco showed that the gene increased Al tolerance in transgenic tobacco, which suggests that the gene has function in Al tolerance mechanism (Roslim, 2011).
Pinkert CA, Irwin MH, Moffatt RJ (1995) Transgenic animal modelling.
Although there is indication that Pakistan's cotton industry has not attained benefit from the introduction of the Bt cotton seeds as production has remained constant at almost 11-13 million bales per year since the initiation of the transgenic seed.
The insecticidal protein (cry1Ab) contents in transgenic lines were quantified.
The expectation for transgrafted crops, in particular first-generation transgrafts (see page 67), is that any transgenic DNA, mRNA, siRNA or protein would fall below the 0.
When such "star" transgenic mice appear, they have as much financial as knowledge value.
Accordingly, the joint research group has concluded that the transgenic rice has a property to effectively induce oral immune tolerance.
The transgenic models we optimized here are based on the fundamental design of composite reporter gene constructs with a hormone-sensitive regulatory region upstream of a fluorescent protein cDNA.
He did not say how long it would take for the transgenic plants to be ready for field trials.
In additional experiments, the scientists determined that the transgenic plants disarm metolachlor more rapidly than the other plants do.