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I have a pleasure to recall, Biotechnology has potential applications in the management of several animal diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease, classical swine fever, avian flu and bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
The most important biotechnology-based products consist of vaccines, particularly genetically engineered or DNA vaccines.
According to Research and Markets, Gene therapy for diseases of pet animals is a fast developing area of the global Animal Biotechnology Technologies market because many of the technologies used in clinical trials humans were developed in animals and many of the diseases of cats and dogs are similar to those in humans.
RNA interference technology is now being applied for research in veterinary medicine. +123 companies are involved in animal biotechnology.