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Gene Transfer for Enhanced Growth of Livestock

  • Vernon G. Pursel
  • Caird E. RexroadJr.
  • Douglas J. Rolt

Abstract

During the past decade, a series of scientific advances have provided the opportunity for the modification of domestic animals in a way that has never before been possible—that is, the ability to insert individual genes or groups of genes into living cells and have them function in a predictable manner.

Keywords

Transgenic Mouse Gene Transfer Fusion Gene Growth Hormone mRNA Excess Growth Hormone 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vernon G. Pursel
    • 1
  • Caird E. RexroadJr.
  • Douglas J. Rolt
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Reproduction LaboratoryUnited States Department of AgricultureBeltsvilleUSA

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