Definition of Transgene

1. Noun. An exogenous gene introduced into the genome of another organism.

Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene



Definition of Transgene

1. Noun. (genetics) A gene from one species introduced into the genome of another by transgenesis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transgene

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Transgene

1. DNA integrated into the germ line of transgenic organisms. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transgene

transfusing
transfusion
transfusion hepatitis
transfusion nephritis
transfusion reaction
transfusional
transfusions
transfusive
transgelin
transgenderedness
transgendering
transgenderism
transgenders
transgene (current term)
transgenerational
transgenerationally
transgenes
transgeneses
transgenesis
transgenetic
transgenetically
transgenic
transgenic animal
transgenic disease models
transgenic mice
transgenic organism
transgenic plant
transgenically

Literary usage of Transgene

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rice Genetics IV by Gurdev S. Khush, D. S. Brar, Bill Hardy (2001)
"transgene organization and expression The stable expression of transgenes over multiple generations is essential if transgenic plants are to be of long-term ..."

2. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1998)
"Transgenic mice of line Del3 (15 transgene copies) exhibit a similar, ... transgene derived transcripts have also been shown to undergo similar alternative ..."

3. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"The analysis of three transgene loci revealed recombination frequencies ... Recombination frequencies were increased if more than one transgene locus was ..."

4. Transgenic Animals: Bibliography January 1991-February 1994 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Over 90% of the transgene-negative controls remained viremic through 36 wk of ... In contrast, 27% of the transgene-positive birds remained viremic and 18% ..."

5. Viral Resistance in Plants/Viral Coat Proteins: Bibliography-January 91-July 96 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"One or two transgene copies resulted in an inducible form of resistance (ie, ... Transcription rates and steady state RNA levels of the transgene-derived ..."

6. Advances in Hybrid Rice Technology: Proceedings of the 3rd International by Sant S. Virmani, E. A. Siddiq, K. Muralidharan (1998)
"transgene function can be altered by environmental stresses; therefore, ... In the antisense approaches (with all three mechanisms of transgene inactivation ..."

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