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Precise gene editing technology used to breed disease resistant pigs

Genus*, a global pioneer in animal genetics, has announced the development of the first pigs resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus ("PRRSv"), through a long-standing collaboration with the  University of Missouri .  The production of PRRSv resistant pigs is a significant breakthrough in combating this devastating porcine disease, and Genus is excited...
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Chinese researchers claim transgenic bananas can directly deliver PRRSV vaccine to pigs

According to a report in Pig Progress, scientists at the National Taiwan University (NTU) have come up with a new way of delivering a Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) vaccine – in transgenic bananas! Professor Huang Pung-ling of the NTU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture said “After feeding the pigs with 50g of banana leaves from the...
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