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[trans-jen-uh-sis, tranz-] /trænsˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, trænz-/
noun, Biotechnology
the transfer of human genes into animals or cultured cells, especially to produce molecules with therapeutic value.
the transfer of cloned genes to another breed or species. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Currently, the major activity in livestock transgenesis is focused on pharmaceutical and medical applications.
  • transgenesis provides a method of expressing novel proteins in milk to increase the functional benefits of milk consumption.

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