University using genetic engineering to improve cattle

11/15/2012 | KFDA-TV (Amarillo, Texas)

West Texas A&M University scientists have used somatic cell nuclear transfer to produce two cloned cattle in an effort to create a new breed that has the most desirable traits seen across breeds and crosses. The work will improve the quality of human food, but it will also help keep cattle healthy. "It's not just about meat; this is about genetic disease, this is about infectious disease," said veterinarian Gregg Veneklasen.

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