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Scientists Clone Pigs for Cancer Treatment
The Korea Times ^
| Kim Tae-gyu
Posted on 08/25/2005 9:45:32 AM PDT by zencat
A team of South Korean scientists has created genetically altered pig clones, which produce an exorbitantly expensive substance that helps patients fight cancer.
The team, led by professor Park Chang-sik at Chungnam National University, Wednesday said they cloned four female piglets that will secrete GM-CSF in their milk in a year.
GM-CSF is a protein that stimulates the bone marrow to produce several kinds of white blood cells and prolong their survival outside the bone marrow.
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KEYWORDS: biotech; biotechnology; cancer; clone
posted on 08/25/2005 9:45:33 AM PDT
posted on 08/25/2005 9:47:45 AM PDT
(NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
This treatment lets the Muslims out.
posted on 08/25/2005 9:54:14 AM PDT
(The only way to bag a classy lady is to give her two tickets to the gun show... ...)
At least we now know what will not take out Hank Waxman.
posted on 08/25/2005 9:57:16 AM PDT
by gov_bean_ counter
(Can we swap Cindy Sheehan in Crawford for Cindy Crawford anywhere?)
"I'm tellin' ya' Jerry, a Pig-man!"
posted on 08/25/2005 9:58:31 AM PDT
by Joe 6-pack
(Que me amat, amet et canem meum.)
posted on 08/25/2005 11:30:44 AM PDT
(Save the whales. Redeem them for valuable prizes.)
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