Almost all piglets who get Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus die from it.

Eliminating enzyme creates virus-resistant pigs

Science Notes: The gene-edited pigs are resistant to the Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers at the University of Missouri have successfully produced a litter of pigs that are genetically resistant to a deadly porcine virus. Coronaviruses, highly contagious and widespread viruses known for their distinctive microscopic halos, are responsible for a variety of deadly intestinal diseases in livestock. Why it matters: The innovation will help reduce the financial […] Read more