The first genetically engineered Monkey

Latest Developments January, 12, 2001

Scientists Genetically Engineer a Monkey (Reuters) - Scientists said on Thursday they had genetically engineered a monkey, the closest relative yet to a human to be genetically altered, in a step that could hasten the development of cures for diseases ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's. The baby rhesus monkey is named ANDi, backward for ``inserted DNA,'' and looks like any other baby monkey, said Gerald Schatten and colleagues of the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center. More...???"

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