Glow-in-the-dark sheep born in Uruguay

Posted By CAROLINE LEE, UPI.com  |  April 26, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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Scientists in Uruguay used a gene from a jellyfish to give sheep the same glow-in-the-dark fluorescence, according to WPTZ.

Scientists said the nine genetically-modified sheep developed normally -- except for the green fluorescent protein, which makes them glow in the dark.

The experiment was done at Uruguay's Institute of Animal Reproduction in partnership with the Institut Pasteur.

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