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Fresh from the farm, a biotech 'milestone'

GTC wins approval for drug produced using modified animals

Goats at GTC Biotherapeutics' farm are driven from barn to barn to keep them from catching diseases. Goats at GTC Biotherapeutics' farm are driven from barn to barn to keep them from catching diseases. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/File 2006)
By Todd Wallack
Globe Staff / February 7, 2009

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A Framingham biotech company yesterday became the first to win federal approval to manufacture a drug by using genetically modified animals, an approach that could eventually be used to produce many drugs using farm animals. (Full article: 420 words)

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