With respect to understanding diseases, discuss the importance of transgenic animal models. - Biology

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With respect to understanding diseases, discuss the importance of transgenic animal models.

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Many transgenic animals are designed to increase our understanding of how genes contribute to the development of disease. These are specially made to serve as models for human diseases so that investigation of new treatments for diseases is made possible. Today transgenic models exist for many human diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer’s.

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Chapter 12: Biotechnology and Its Applications - VERY SHORT ANSWER [Page 85]

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NCERT Exemplar Biology Class 12
Chapter 12 Biotechnology and Its Applications
VERY SHORT ANSWER | Q 12. | Page 85

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