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transgenic animals

Prof Ian Jackson, Programme Leader, MRC Human Genetics Unit
Prof Steve Brown, Director, MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit
Dr Elizabeth Fisher, Professor Of Genetics, Neuroscience And Psychological Medicine

As the Home Office figures for the number of animal procedures carried out in scientific research are expected soon. Scientists expect to see an increase due to the use of transgenic animals – each breeding counts as a procedure – which are being used to understand the function of different genes.

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