Gene editing makes calves resistant to bovine tuberculosis

Gene editing makes calves resistant to bovine tuberculosis

Larry Lee

Brownfield Ag News

Genetic researchers in China claim they have successfully edited the bovine genome to make it resistant to bovine tuberculosis. In a study published in Genome Biology, the team of scientists at Northwest A&F University in Shaanxi, China say they used CRISPR Cas9n technology to introduce the resistant gene to 11 calves.

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