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New commercial opportunities for advanced reproductive technologies in horses, wildlife, and companion animals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12499025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As advanced reproductive technologies become more efficient and repeatable in livestock and laboratory species, new opportunities will evolve to apply these techniques to alternative and non-traditional species. This will result in new markets requiring unique business models that address issues of animal welfare and consumer acceptance on a much different level than the livestock sector. Advanced reproductive technologies and genetic engineering will be applied to each species in innovative ways to provide breeders more alternatives for the preservation and propagation of elite animals in each sector. The commercialization of advanced reproductive techniques in these niche markets should be considered a useful tool for conservation of genetic material from endangered or unique animals as well as production of biomedical models of human disease.
C R Long; S C Walker; R T Tang; M E Westhusin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Theriogenology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0093-691X     ISO Abbreviation:  Theriogenology     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-24     Completed Date:  2003-03-13     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421510     Medline TA:  Theriogenology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-49     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002 Elsevier Science Inc.
Viagen Inc, 3312 Longmire Drive, College Station, TX 77845, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Domestic*
Cloning, Organism
Embryo Transfer / veterinary
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted / trends*

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