Definition of transgenics in English:


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[usually treated as singular]
  • The branch of biology concerned with transgenic organisms.
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    • Of these, 123 were fertile, but yielded no transgenics.
    • However, attempts to produce such transgenics have failed owing to the poor regeneration rates of the somatic embryogenesis protocols used.
    • Also interesting to note is that this variety was created by ‘traditional’ breeding methods by crossing resistant strains; no transgenics at all.

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