Rabbit Transgenesis

  • Shuji Kitajima
  • Enqi Liu
  • Jianglin Fan


In this chapter, we will introduce the methods for the generation of transgenic rabbits. These methods are those used for transgenic mice but with some modifications and refinements. We will review all possible methods for rabbit transgenesis with emphasis on microinjection method because it is the most popular method so far.


Embryo transfer Pronuclear microinjection Superovulation Transgenic rabbits 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shuji Kitajima
    • 1
  • Enqi Liu
    • 2
  • Jianglin Fan
    1. 1.Division of Biological Resources and Development, Analytical Research Center for Experimental SciencesSaga UniversitySagaJapan
    2. 2.Experimental Animal CenterXi'an Jiaotong UniversityXi'anChina

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