transgene

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noun trans·gene \ˈtran(t)s-ˌjēn, ˈtranz-\

Definition of transgene

  1. :  a gene that is taken from the genome of one organism and introduced into the genome of another organism by artificial techniques

First Known Use of transgene

1984


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transgene

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noun trans·gene \ˈtran(t)s-ˌjēn, ˈtranz-\

Medical Definition of transgene

  1. :  a gene that is taken from the genome of one organism and introduced into the genome of another organism by artificial techniques


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