Development of hornless dairy cows

Science Friday, 14 October 2016,

While angus cattle have become naturally hornless due to a genetic mutation, high-producing dairy Holstein cows have kept their horns, leading ranchers to dehorn dairy cows by burning off the developing horn buds.  Science Friday takes a look at how CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can be used to create the angus mutation in Holstein cows, eliminating horn development.

Author: Advanced Analytical

Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. (AATI) simplifies complex genomics workflows to accelerate research and discovery in pharmaceuticals, life science, biofuels, biotechnology and healthcare.

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