Monday, September 12, 2011

Glowing Cats a New Tool in AIDS Research

Posted by samzenpus  

from the healing-glow dept.

sciencehabit writes"Scientists have developed a strain of green-glowing cat by infecting their eggs with a virus containing a foreign gene—the first time this method has worked in a carnivore. Experts say the advance could make the cat a valuable new genetic model—and potentially protect it from an HIV-like virus. "

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