CHICKENS: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED to lay Anti-Cancer drug eggs

CHICKENS: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED to lay Anti-Cancer drug eggs

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Many diseases are caused because the body does not naturally produce enough of a certain chemical or protein. Such diseases can be controlled with drugs that contain the deficient protein. These drugs are synthetically produced by pharmaceutical companies and can be very expensive to manufacture.

Dr Herron and her colleagues managed to reduce the costs by inserting a human gene – which normally produces the protein in humans – into the part of the chickens’ DNA involved with producing the white in the chickens’ eggs.  READ MORE…

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