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Knockout

  • By: Kevin Shenderov
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Gene knockouts are genetically engineered animals in which a specific gene is disrupted so that the gene product is no longer produced. The absence of the gene often leads to some observable effects in terms of animal physiology, behavior, or other ...

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