Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Science Class 12

What are transgenic animals? Give examples. - Zoology

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What are transgenic animals? Give examples.

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Transgenesis is the process of introduction of extra (foreign/exogenous) DNA into the genome of the animals to create and maintain stable heritable characters. The foreign DNA that is introduced is called the transgene and the animals that are produced by DNA manipulations are called transgenic animals or genetically engineered or genetically modified organisms. e.g. Mice, Cow.

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Chapter 9: Applications of Biotechnology - Evaluation [Page 160]

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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 12th Biology Zoology Answers Guide
Chapter 9 Applications of Biotechnology
Evaluation | Q 17. | Page 160
Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 12th Zoology Answers Guide
Chapter 10 Applications of Biotechnology
Evaluation | Q 18. | Page 174
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