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Isn't "exogenous expression" a misnomer? - (May/13/2011 )

In terms of introducing foreign genetic material which translates a protein that does not originate in that organism. Exogenous expression literally means "created outside." Heterologous expression is more fitting.


I agree with you. People also say ectopic expression,forced expression, etc.


Isn't it more commonly used in the context: "expression of exogenous DNA..."? In which case it is grammatically correct.

edited to correct grammar... damnit.