New genetically engineered pig — “Pig 26”

This new pig called “pig 26” has been engineered using a new method called “gene-editing” which scientist claim is precise. The reason? Immunity to African swine fever, a virus which can kill European pigs within 24 hours of infection.


Article “Move over Dolly the sheep, here’s the genetically engineered pig that could bring home the bacon”

The gene edit was taken from a wild pig that cannot naturally breed with European pigs.

This new gene-editing was “Method of the Year 2011: Gene-editing nucleases” – by Nature Video. More details on YouTube:

I wonder what happened to Pig 1 to 25?

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