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Daisy the GM cow makes international headlines

John Kerr posted in on October 4th, 2012.

A cow genetically engineered to produce hypo-allergenic milk has captured headlines both here and overseas. Daisy, a calf genetically modified to produce milk lacking a certain protein to which some infants are allergic, was developed by  scientists from Agresearch and the University of Waikato. You can read more about the research and expert commentary collected […]

Low allergy milk from engineered cow – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on October 2nd, 2012.

New Zealand scientists have genetically engineered a cow to produce milk lacking beta-lactoglobulin, a protein to which some people are allergic . Researchers from Agresearch and the University of Waikato used  RNA interference, a process that stops target genes from producing proteins, to engineer a dairy cow capable of producing milk lacking the whey protein […]

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