Campylobacter-resistant chicken on the horizon
Friday February 17 2012
Researchers at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh are working on the creation of a Campylobacter-resistant chicken.
The £1.3 million (€1.6m) research project, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and poultry breeding company Aviagen, will map genes responsible for resistance to the bacteria with a view to breeding campylobacter-resistant chickens in the future.
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