gene knockout


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Gene knockout — A gene knockout (abbreviation: KO) is a genetic technique in which one of an organism s genes is made inoperative ( knocked out of the organism). Also known as knockout organisms or simply knockouts, they are used in learning about a gene that… …   Wikipedia

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  • Conditional gene knockout — is a relatively new technique, an offshoot of gene knockout technology with the exception that a specific target gene is eliminated from a single organ in the body rather than the whole body as gene knockout technology would entail. Thus this… …   Wikipedia

  • Knockout rats — Knockout rats=A knockout rat is a rat with a single gene disruption used for academic and pharmaceutical research. Knockout rats can mimic human diseases and are important tools for studying gene function (functional genomics) and for drug… …   Wikipedia

  • Gene therapy — using an Adenovirus vector. A new gene is inserted into an adenovirull. If the treatment is successful, the new gene will make a functional protein. Gene therapy is the insertion, alteration, or removal of genes within an individual s cells and… …   Wikipedia

  • Knockout (disambiguation) — Knockout may refer to:* Gene knockout, a form of genetically engineered organism * A partially punched opening meant for optional later removal, particularly in electrical enclosures. * Used in warfare to refer to any vehicle that is rendered non …   Wikipedia

  • Gene prediction — Gene finding typically refers to the area of computational biology that is concerned with algorithmically identifying stretches of sequence, usually genomic DNA, that are biologically functional. This especially includes protein coding genes, but …   Wikipedia

  • knockout — (= gene knockout) Informal term for the generation of a mutant organism in which the function of a particular gene has been completely eliminated (a null allele ). See also homologous recombination, transposon …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Knockout mouse — A knockout mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which one or more genes have been turned off through a gene knockout. Knockout mice are important animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced, but have unknown… …   Wikipedia

  • Knockout-Moos — Physcomitrella patens Wildtyp und daraus hergestellte Knockout Moose. Abweichende Phänotypen in Knockout Mutanten. Physcomitrella Wildtyp und transformierte Pflanzen wurden auf Minimalmedium (Knop Medium) angezogen, um Differenzierung und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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