Definition of "transgenes" [transgenes]

  • (noun) Plural form of transgene.

Use "transgenes" in a sentence

  • "We've only been at it for ~35 years, and one of these days – if we let it proceed apace – it will be impossible to tell the transgenes from the indigenous genes."
  • "Plant breeders put things called transgenes into plants to give them desirable properties such as disease resistance."
  • "These "transgenes" produce unusual effects in their host plants."

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