Healthy pig genomes are shown. Dr. R. O'Connor, University of Kent.
Healthy pig genomes are shown.

Device to screen for pig genome flaw

Scientists develop new genetic screening device and protocol to help pig breeding.

Scientists at the University of Kent in the U.K., working with colleagues from genetic research industry partners Cytocell Ltd. and JSR Genetics, have developed a new genetic screening device and protocol to help pig breeding.

Through her work, Dr. Rebecca O'Connor in Kent's School of Biosciences found previously undiscovered, fundamental flaws in the pig genome. The results of her discovery have contributed to improved mapping of the pig genome.

In pigs — which provide

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