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Pigs with Swine Fever-Resistant Gene Cloned

by 5m Editor
11 September 2008, at 9:39am

CHINA - Three cloned piglets with a generesistant to swine fever virus, a fatal livestock disease, have been born in northeast China's Jilin Province, according to reports made by researchers.

The piglets, weighing 1,050 grams, 1,100 grams and 550 grams, were born Wednesday afternoon in a pig farm of the Agriculture Department, Jilin University.

Experts said the piglets were the first with the gene against swine fever in the world.

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