Transgenic Animals Transgenic animals are animals in which one or more genes have been introduced into its nonreproductive cells. The first transgenic animal was produced in 1983 when genes for human growth hormone were introduced into mice. Transgenic animals can be used to produce valuable products. For example, a transgenic pig has been produced with the ability to synthesize human hemoglobin for
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pesthy during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.