October 2, 2012

Tail-less, GM Cow Produces Low-Allergy Milk

Dani Cooper, ABC Science


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New Zealand researchers have genetically engineered a cow to produce milk free of the protein that causes allergies in children.

The milk could also prove to be healthier than normal milk as it contains higher levels of the protein casein, which would result in higher calcium levels and improved cheese yields from the milk.

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TAGGED: Allergic Reaction, Milk, Cows, Genetically Modified Organisms, RNA Interference

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