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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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.
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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.