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Transgenic Mice

  1. Charles Babinet

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005582

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Babinet, C. 2006. Transgenic Mice. eLS. .

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  1. Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Transgenic mice carry exogenous genetic material introduced by the experimenter. Homologous recombination is used to introduce programmed modifications of the mouse genome.

Keywords:

  • transgenic mice;
  • targeted mutagenesis;
  • embryonic stem cells;
  • gene function;
  • genetic alterations