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February 2016

Publication release

Birth of two potential new models



October 2015

Publication release

DNA Methylation supports pig as biomedical model.

September 2015

Publication release

Engineering protein processing of the mammary gland to produce abundant hemophilia B therapy in milk.

Zhao J, Xu W, Ross JW, Walters EM, Butler SP, Whyte JJ, Kelso L, Fatemi M, Vanderslice NC, Giroux K, Spate LD, Samuel MS, Murphy CN, Wells KD, Masiello NC, Prather RS, Velander WH. Engineering protein processing of the mammary gland to produce abundant hemophilia B therapy in milk.

July 2015

Publication release

A Genetic Porcine Model of Cancer

L.B. Schook , T.V. Collares, W. Hu,Y. Liang, F. M. Rodrigues, L. A. Rund, K. M. Schachtschneider, F.K. Seixas, K. Singh, K.D. Wells, E. M. Walters, R.S. Prather, C.M. Counter

Targeted disruption of CD1d prevents NKT cell development in pigs

G. Yang, B. L. Artiaga, T.J. Hackmann, M.S. Samuel, E.M. Walters, S. Salek-Ardakani, J.P. Driver

February 2015

New Strains Added

The NSRRC would like to extend “Thank You” to Dr. Bob Petters from North Carolina State University for his generous donation to the NSRRC. Dr. Petters donated 19 different strains to the NSRRC to be used to study Eye disorders.

November 2014

Publication release

Use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system to produce genetically engineered pigs from in vitro-derived oocytes and embryos

Whitworth KM, Lee K, Benne JA, Beaton BP, Spate LD, Murphy SL, Samuel MS, Mao J, O'Gorman C, Walters EM, Murphy CN, Driver J, Mileham A, McLaren D, Wells KD, Prather RS.

Oct 8, 2014

Press release

NSRRC accepts large donation of Transgenic Swine Eye Models.
More details to come later

May 2014

Publication release

Engraftment of human iPS and allogeneic porcine cells into pigs with inactivated RAG2 and accompanying severe combined immunodeficiency.

Kiho Lee, Deug-Nam Kwon, Toshihiko Ezashia, Yun-Jung Choi, Chankyu Park, Aaron C. Ericsson, Alana N. Brown, Melissa Samuel, Kwang-wook Park, Eric Walters, Dae Young Kim, Jae-Hwan Kim, Craig L. Franklin, Clifton N. Murphy, R. Michael Roberts, Randall S. Prather, and Jin-Hoi Kim

Breeding and Husbandry Form

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