transgenic organism


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transgenic organism

[tranz′jen·ik ′ȯr·gə‚niz·əm]
(genetics)
An organism into whose genome a gene or genes from another organism has been experimentally transferred and can be expressed.
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It contains 51 articles through which the government aims to "increase food production" and free itself "of the need for imports," but it also would have ended the long-standing environmental discourse of Morales--undisputed indigenous and campesino leader since long before becoming president--by opening the country's doors to universally controversial transgenic organisms.
The development of transgenic organisms is a highly technical and costly enterprise that requires an intensive industry working under rigid controls.
The detrimental effects of introducing transgenic organisms into native habitats include the extinction of indigenous species, the dispersal of transgenes to non-engineered organisms, and in some areas a negative impact on biodiversity.
5] However, the notion of intentionally creating a transgenic organism in a laboratory has its origin in the controversial recombinant DNA work of the 1960s.
Genetically modified food is produced directly or indirectly using transgenic organisms.
If the GMO idea triggers passionate discussions, then the idea of transgenic organisms often causes full-blown meltdowns.
Production of proteins from transgenic organisms is very common but use of higher plants for the production of proteins will be very beneficial because of lower cost of production.
This guide identifies research techniques in neuroscience: whole-brain imaging, animal behavior techniques, stereotaxic surgeries and in vivo techniques, electrophysiology, microscopy, visualizing neural structure and function, manipulating neural activity (a new chapter), identifying genes and proteins, molecular cloning and recombinant DNA technology, gene delivery strategies, making and using transgenic organisms, manipulating endogenous genes, cell culture techniques, and biochemical assays and intracellular signaling.
They can also be produced using transgenic organisms, particularly animals and plants that have been genetically engineered to produce drugs.
The investigators concluded that their CRISPR-Cas9 screening approach could be broadly used to screen for CRISPR-Cas9 mutants in various contexts, such as the generation of mutant cell lines for in-vitro research, the generation of transgenic organisms and for evaluation of the veracity of CRISPR-Cas9 homology directed repair.
Oxitec first released some of the genetically modified mosquitoes in the Cayman Island in the Caribbean in 2009, much to the surprise of the international community and environmental advocates, many of whom are opposed to genetic engineering in any of its forms due to the unknown and unintended side effects that unleashing transgenic organisms into the world could cause.
Today's fights over embryonic stem cell research and transgenic organisms reveal that every era must grapple with moral taboo and, ultimately, what it means to be human.