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transgenics

(trăns-jĕn′ĭks, trănz-)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The study of or methodology used to create transgenic organisms.
Biotechnology (1) The production of useful molecules—e.g., proteins and pharmaceuticals from genetically engineered animals or plants
(2) The process of genetically engineering crops to protect them or consumers from disease
Informatics A portmanteau of phishing and farming. Phishing is a type of computer attack to obtain access credentials such as user names and passwords
Substance abuse A putative type of recreational drug use by teenagers in the US suburbs in which they borrow multiple prescription drugs from their home medicine cabinets, take them to parties and pool the pills in bowls for free consumption, based on the assumption that if enough of them have ‘borrowed’ enough of the right prescription drugs from the family medicine cabinets, some sort of desirable neuropharmacologic effect will ensue
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This protocol can be utilized to generate transgenics using gene gun or Agrobacterium mediated transformation systems.
However, in Brazil, this shift in the decision power about the acceptance of the risks related to transgenics towards the market was more rhetorical than practical due to the absence of labeling in many GM products impede consumers to practice their choices and results that the State remains as the entity responsible for the final decisions.
Microinjection method: Microinjection method has been used successfully in the production of transgenic fish and is a commonly used technique due to its simplicity and reliability [7].
Key words: Chitinase Serratiamarcescens codon optimization transgenic tobacco regulatory sequences.
Can both transgenics and marker-assisted cross-breeding help us handle our growing population and changing climate?
Under both well-watered and water-deficit stress, all the transgenics had significantly higher RWC over WT.
According to some authors, green revolutions are divided into three, counting the first that took place during the Neolithic era (8500 BC), which consisted in the initial domestication of the main vegetable species we now cultivate; [5] the second Green Revolution developed as of the 1990s with progress in genetic engineering of agricultural products and xenotransplantation, among others; and the third Green Revolution or bio-revolution, which is under way with eco-sustainable agricultural and livestock production and completely organic free of transgenics.
It doesn't help either faction that for-profit biotech companies, which fund most of the research into transgenics, usually control the research rights and patents.
The contribution of molecular and genetic tools (transgenics, DNA sequencing, genomic/next-generation sequencing, DNA expression analysis) to these questions is significant, and can provide new depth to studies of morphological evolution while expanding the breadth of questions that can be addressed (Carroll, 2006).
There are other technologies in use in which genetic material is altered but which do not involve transferring genes (transgenics).
Of course this would include transgenics. We buy only organic and are budding organic farmers.
Cohen formerly held management positions with companies including Genzyme Transgenics Corp., Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc.