The genetic engineering of production traits in domestic animals

@article{Ward2005TheGE,
  title={The genetic engineering of production traits in domestic animals},
  author={Kevin A. Ward and Colin D. Nancarrow},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={47},
  pages={913-922}
}
The transfer of recombinant DNA by microinjection of embryo pronuclei provides a novel approach to the manipulation of production traits in domestic animals. In this review, several of the key areas currently under investigation are examined and their progress evaluated. These include the manipulation of the endocrine system by altered growth hormone genes and the modification of animal biochemistry by the introduction of the cysteine biosynthetic pathway and the glyoxylate cycle. The… 
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