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Dosing Pigs With Hormones Affects Their DNA

News   Jul 02, 2018 | Original Press Release from ETH Zurich

 
Dosing Pigs With Hormones Affects Their DNA

A sow nurses its offspring: If the sow contains small amounts of a hormone-active substance during the entire gestation period, the expression of certain genes changes. This is also passed on to the piglets. Credit: Scott Bauer, USDA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 
 
 

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