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What is a transgenic organism?

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What is a transgenic organism?

Biotechnology:

The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'biotechnology' as the 'exploitation of biological processes for industrial and other purposes...' Biotechnology is used to produce products that can be used for medical or commercial purposes.

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A 'transgenic' organism is one that contains foreign DNA as the result of biotechnology manipulations. In this process, DNA may be removed from an...

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Transgenic Organisms: Definition & Uses

from TCAP HS EOC - Biology I: Test Prep & Practice

Chapter 7 / Lesson 3
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