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.


the product of transgenesis.

transgenic animal
one produced by transgenesis.
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