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Tuberculosis-resistant cows have been developed for the first time
 

Tuberculosis-resistant cows have been developed for the first time

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Scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Shaanxi, China have used gene-editing technology, known as CRISPR, to produce cows with resistance to tuberculosis.
 
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1 Feb 2017 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing the article. This article cld potentially be shared in a vet science forum. It is unlikely for humans to be able to have a gene which is engineered into humans in the short time. The article itself also states that it is a technology which is very unlikely to be used in the prevention of TB in bovine. (Professor Ian McConnell, Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Science at the Un...
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