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Scientists have cloned a colony of rabbits that glow bright green in the dark, in an attempt to advance research into treatments for life-threatening illnesses.
Researchers based in Hawaii and Turkey produced a litter of eight rabbits, two of which glow green in the dark.
Dr. Stefan Moisyadi, a biogenesis researcher, said the rabbits are like "an LED light", during an interview with Khon2.
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Dr Moisyadi said the animals are not affected by the fluorescent protein and will have the same life span as other rabbits. ?The green is only a marker to show that?s it?s working easily,? he said.
To produce the glow, researchers injected a fluorescent protein taken from jellyfish DNA into eight rabbit embryos. The embryos were then reinserted into the mother rabbit, leaving two to be born with the glowing gene.

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The first thing I thought of when I read this was Bluebell the glow-in-the dark-rabbit form Sherlock

This is interesting. Who'd have thought we could actually make glowing animals?
 
I've heard this been done on smaller creatures like rats successfully. I hope it does lead to something useful eventually. Imagine if you your career highlight as a geneticist was glowing rabbits...
 
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