Transgenic Mice Production


Transgenic mice are those into which foreign genetic material has been inserted.

Keywords: microinjection; genetic engineering; transgenesis


Gordon JW and Ruddle FH (1981) Integration and stable germ line transmission of genes injected into mouse pronuclei. Science 214: 1244–1246.

Gordon JW, Scangos GA, Plotkin DJ, Barbosa JA, and Ruddle FH (1980) Genetic transformation of mouse embryos by microinjection of purified DNA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 77: 7380–7384.

Further Reading

Gordon JW (1989) Transgenic animals. International Review of Cytology 115: 171–230.

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Gordon, Jon W(Apr 2001) Transgenic Mice Production. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002667]