Development of transgenic fish: scientific background
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This chapter highlights some of the important examples of transgenic fish development. An overview of important steps in fish transgenesis is given. The status of development in the case of transgenic carp, tilapias, Atlantic salmon and mud loach is discussed. Other future applications of transgenic fish are presented. The key research and capacity needs for further development of transgenic fish are also discussed.
Nam, Y. K., Maclean, N., Fu, C., Pandian, T. J., & Eguia, M. R. R. (2007). Development of transgenic fish: scientific background. In A. R. Kapuscinski, K. R. Hayes, S. Li, G. Dana, E. M. Hallerman, & P. J. Schei (Eds.), Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms, Volume 3. Methodologies for transgenic fish (pp. 61-94). Wallingford: CABI.
Aquaculture; Temperature tolerance; Disease resistance; Gene expression; Genes; Biotechnology; Genetically modified organisms; Growth; Metabolism; Monitoring; Phenotypes; Fishery production; Infertility; Salt tolerance; Somatotropin; Techniques; Genetic engineering; Transgenic animals; Cold tolerance
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