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Recent Trends and Advancements in Transgenesis and Transgenic Technology

Gaurav Khandelwal

Abstract


Transgenic technology is a novel procedure that was introduced in the year 1981. It involves the insertion as well as integration and expression of new/improved genes into the host organism’s genome. This technology has many benefits in animal biotechnology. This article is a brief review on this technology, the ethical issues concerning it as well as its applications in the field of animal biotechnology.

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microinjection, retrovirus, transgene, transgenesis

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