Transgenic Animals in Agriculture: Indian Print

authored by: Murray, J.D., G.B. Anderson, A.M. Oberbauer & M.M. Gloughlin
ISBN: 9788189422073 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 302 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2005
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 22.6 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 730 GMS
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In the past decade, significant progress has been made in the field of genetic engineering as it relates to farmed animals. Representatives from leading laboratories worldwide, who are involved in the improvement of agriculturally important mammals, poultry, and fish, have contributed to this body of work. For the first time, current knowledge, methodologies, technical advancements, and successes in applying transgenic technology to a variety of animals important to agriculture have been compiled in one comprehensive resource. This book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in animal genetics, breeding, and biotechnology.

1. Transgenic Farm Animals 2. Development of Genetic Tools for Transgenic Animals 3. One Gene is Not Enough. Transgene Detection, Expression and Control 4. Embryonic Stem Cells in Agricultural Species 5. Nuclear Transfer in the Production of Transgenic Farm Animals 6. Embryonic Stem Cell Chimaeras and Somatic Cell Nuclear Transplantation for Production of Transgenic Cattle 7. Status of Sperm-mediated Delivery Methods for Gene Transfer 8. Understanding the Origin of Avian Primordial Germ Cells. Implications for Germ Cell Culture and Transgenesis in Poultry 9. Generation of Transgenic Poultry by Transfection of Primordial Germ Cells 10. Expression of Insulin-like Growth Factor-I in Skeletal Muscle of Transgenic Swine 11. Production and Analysis of Transgenic Pigs Containing a Metallothionein Porcine Growth Hormone Gene Construct 12. The Utilization of Bacterial Genes to Modify Domestic Animal Biochemistry 13. Production of Transgenic Cattle expressing a Recombinant Protein in Milk 14. Changing the Composition and Properties of Milk 15. Comparison of Traditional Breeding and Transgenesis in Farmed Fish with Implications for Growth Enhancement and Fitness 16. Direct and Correlated Responses to Short-term Selection of 8-week Body Weight in Lines of Transgenic (oMt1a-oGH) Mice 17. Ethics, Animal Welfare and Transgenic Farm Animals 18. The Future of Transgenic Farm Animals

 
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