transgenic animal


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transgenic animal

An animal that has had a new DNA sequence introduced into its germ line by insertion into a fertilized egg or an early embryo. All subsequent offspring will carry the new genetic material in their genomes and will show its effects.

Transgenic animal

Animals that have had genes from other species inserted into their genetic code.
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Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) remains by far the most popular method for production of large transgenic animals. SCNT involves generation of modified somatic cells (typically fibroblasts), which are then fused with the enucleated oocyte to restart the embryo development.
[36.] Devlin RH (1997) Transgenic Animals: Generation and Use (Houdebine LM).
Transgenic animals are useful for the mass production of human therapeutic proteins.
A variety of methods have been developed to produce transgenic animals, some have had much success and others are being further researched.
At present, no transgenic animal was incorporated into breeding programs.
Telling, describes transgenic animal studies of prion diseases.
The Pathology Workstation is a special configuration of the more broad-based Cell Robotics Imaging Workstation that uses LaserTweezers and LaserScissors for research in stem cells, transgenic animal production, and functional genomics.
Sculpted by Bryan Crockett, Monument to Man is a seven-foot-high, heroic pink-marble statue of the famous Oncomouse, the first transgenic animal ever patented.
12, 1999) (patenting a transgenic animal that overproduces certain chemicals that cause the animal to be more susceptible to the ill effects of stress); U.S.
Some specific scientific topics covered include cellular pesticide production in genetically modified plants, transgenic animal production, biogenetics and technology, biogenetics and media, the physician and biotechnology, and education both in biotechnology and in faith and science.
We can mix and match genes to help an endangered species or to create a transgenic animal. Today's researcher tinkers with an animal's genetic makeup, just as farmers or breeders have in the past.