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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.
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[1.] 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.
Sleep/wake recordings were performed in both SOD1-G93A transgenic mice and their control groups.
In this paper, based on KM assumptions and the epidemic model in [16, 17], we will formulate and discuss two dynamic models with male transgenic mosquitoes which do not suck blood [18] released in two different ways.
Mannitol was extracted from the leaves (WT and [T.sub.2] transgenic) and quantified by binary gradient High Performance Liquid Chromatography (Shimadzu LC 10 series) as described by Tarczynski et al.
Milk was collected from lactating transgenic female goats (BC186 and BC228; 4 months of age) 18 days after hormone induction [17].
The research on transgenic monkeys was conducted by researchers at the Kunming Institute of Zoology and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with US researchers at the University of North Carolina.
In this study, the objective was to develop heat tolerant transgenic alfalfa using Agrobacterium-mediated transgenic approach.
The initial goal of this research was to identify shRNA-expressing constructs that would render transgenic FEK cell lines resistant to EIAV infection.
Astrocyte, Human glial fibrillary acidic protein gene promoter, Central nervous system, Guangxi Bama mini-pig, Transgenic pig model, Germline transmission.