Muscle target

29 August 1997

Muscle target

SCIENTISTS in the US have discovered a method of promoting double muscling which could be developed for pig production.

The technique, known as gene targeting, has been used in mice.

Treated mice grew 50% faster and had muscle weights two to tree times heavier than untreated mice.

Cotswold Pig Development company is keen to investigate its use with pigs. &#42

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