Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of OncoMouse in English:
trademark A transgenic mouse carrying an activated human cancer gene, used in laboratory experiments.
- Thirteen years later, the OncoMouse is a prime example of the hazards of mixing science and commerce.
- For 17 years, Harvard's OncoMouse has run the maze of Canada's patenting process
- The European Patent Office (EPO) has approved a restricted patent on the Harvard OncoMouse, dealing a setback to activists who fought for 9 years to bar EU patents on living organisms.
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