First Baby Monkeys Born With Six Genomes

Friday, January 6th, 2012
chimeric monkeys

Houston : They look like ordinary baby rhesus macaques, but Hex, Roku and Chimero are the world’s first chimeric monkeys, each with cells from the genomes of as many as six rhesus monkeys. Until now research on so-called chimeric animals, or those that have cells with different genomes, has been limited to mice; a recent […]