Chickens Eggs Infused with Cancer-fighting Compound

Genetically engineered hens were found to lay eggs that contain drugs which can fight serious diseases including cancer. If successful, the method can be used as a cost-cutting alternative for the treatment of cancer. The team from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology used have interferon beta, a protein related to the immune system. It is used in the treatment of malignant skin cancer and hepatitis, as well as for research in viral infections.

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