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The World's First Glowing Transgenic Fish Display at the Biotaiwan Exhibition in Taipei

Date: 31-Jul-03
Country: TAIWAN
Author: RC/FA

The World's First Glowing Transgenic Fish Display at the Biotaiwan Exhibition in TaipeiPhoto: RICHARD CHUNG


Photo: RICHARD CHUNG

The Taiwan developers injected the green fluorescent gene of jellyfish into the embryo of ricefish and make the colourless freshwater fish glowing in the dark.

Environmentalists fear the genetically engineered fish could pose a threat to the earth's ecosystem. Picture taken July 27.

Reuters
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