Tag: "goat" at medical news
Foot-And-Mouth Disease of Cattle Reported In Argentina
... highly contagious disease can affect sheep, cows, goat
and pigs. It does not affect human beings however. The disease can affect trade of meat as in interferes with reproduction and meat production. Managing the disease has been more troublesome for neighboring Latin American countries, Brazil and Para...
New Research Points To Prevention Of Mad Cow Disease
...successfully knock down disease causing genes in a goat
fetus, produced through cloning. The same techniqu...ral copies of the silenced gene, in the successive goat
cell lines. A cloned goat
that had nearly 90% knock down of the PrP protein was produced using nucle...
Scare of Brain Disease Transmitted To Humans from Mutton of Affected Sheep
...d watchdog has requested// people to avoid mutton, goat
and some sausages. The Food Standards Agency advices caution people about the disease and its similarity to mad cow disease in cattle and classic scrapie, a brain-wasting disease seen in sheep. This has created a lot of confusion in Britain as meat...
Goat’s Milk One of the First Transgenic Food That Benefits Human
...e future they would be able to create a transgenic goat
that produce milk which confers protection against...rich powdered milk and eventually transgenic dairy goat
herds for developing nations, where intestinal diseases threaten the lives of infants and children. ...
Clones On the Menu
...cloned cow milk and a side plate of cloned beef or goat
burger; ‘Frankenstein foods’, as some// refer to it. After 5 years of research the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of US is getting ready to pass a bill allowing the sale of cloned animal products. “We based our decision on looking at the heal...
Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study
...lum. Both of these bacteria, which are innocuous goat
pathogens, lack an outer membrane, facilitating genome transfer. Before transplantation, the researchers modified the DNA of the donor bacteria, adding two genes that would provide proof if the transfer had worked. One gene conferred antibiotic res...
Galapagos on UN Endangered List
...ruise ships. Some bring non-native species such as goat
that compete for food with centenarian tortoises. "The number of days spent by passengers of cruise ships has increased by 150% over the past 15 years," the organization said in a statement. "This increase has fuelled a growth in immigration and t...