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New Genetic Modifications Result in Cows with Allergen-Free Milk

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“The cows lack an allergy-inducing protein, which was blocked accurately using RNA interference.”

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New genetic modification techniques have allowed geneticists to engineer cows that secrete allergen-free milk and pigs that can serve as models for atherosclerosis. The cows lack an allergy-inducing protein, which was blocked accurately using RNA interference. In the pigs, scientists used the TALEN enzyme to scramble a gene that would normally help remove cholesterol.

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