Ag Genomics Improving Pork, One SNP at a Time | GenomeWeb

Most researchers would agree that searching for medically relevant SNPs in humans will provide insight into which genes and corresponding proteins could serve as potential drug targets. But is it really necessary to use genotyping in the search for better-tasting pork? Graham Plastow, chief technology officer of Sygen, formerly known as the Pig Improvement Company, certainly thinks so.

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