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Tag: Animal Reproduction Institute of Uruguay (Irauy)

  • Thursday, April 25th 2013 - 21:26 UTC

    Uruguay GM lambs which have a luminescence reaction when exposed to UV conditions

    One of the nine GM ‘luminous’ lambs reacts with green fluorescence

    Uruguay has a ‘flock’ of nine six-month ‘brilliant’ lambs which behave as any other sheep but are really genetically modified and are planned to help with medicine research. They were born in a farm belonging to the Animal Reproduction Institute of Uruguay (Irauy) a non profit organization connected to the Genetically Modified Animals Unit from the Pasteur Institute, a branch in Montevideo of the renowned French scientific organization.