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genetiskt modifierade organismer (GMO)

genetically modified organism [ENGLISH]

Non-human organism in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by either mating or natural recombination, but by other means, such as through genetic engineering.

genetiskt modifierade organismer [SWEDISH]

Enligt lagstiftningen är en GMO en organism där det genetiska materialet (arvsmassan) har ändrats på ett sätt som inte inträffar naturligt genom exempelvis parning eller korsbefruktning.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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