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clone

noun a carbon copy created by genetic engiieering, a copy created by genetic engineering, a double created by genetic engineering, a facsimile created through genetic engineering, an exact copy created through genetic engineering, duplication created by geeetic engineering, production of a copy, production of a copy through genetic engineering, production of multiple identical copies, propagation asexually, propagation from a clone cell, replication created by genetic engineering, replication through genetic engineering, reproduction asexually
Associated concepts: bioethics, computer clone, embryo splitting, human clone
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True Wente Clone has smaller berries and there are these random spice notes, kind of more tropical.
The reason for the high prevalence of this virulent clone (pulsotype C:ST59, SCCmec V, PVL-positive) of MRSA in Taiwan in both inpatients and outpatients is not known.
The similarity of the business of harvesting organs from unwilling adult clones to that of collecting stem cells from helpless human embryos has not been lost to reviewers.
A series of clonal block trials are needed to establish end product value and to quantify the growth and yield of selected clones under realistic stand conditions.
GSC plans to deliver the clones to its clients at the end of this year, and to launch commercial dog cloning services in 2005.
Read on to learn how Hwang's team tweaked the process of sexual reproduction (creation of new life by combining genetic material from a male and a female) to clone human embryos, and how his research may eventually be used to treat deadly or debilitating diseases.
Load testing would require a clone, while regression testing would require 50 percent of the production database, so the requirement would be three servers; two for the clustered load testing environment and one for the regression environment.
As reproductive technology progresses, lawmakers have found themselves in a race against the clone.
He hoped that researchers there could clone his beloved border collie, Missy.
The person emerging from an experiment in which a therapeutic clone were placed in a woman's body and carried to term, would be the object of fascinated attention -- if not the property -- of the scientists and doctors who initiated his or her novel genome, and their funders.
This is the same technique used by British researchers in 1996 to create Dolly, a cloned sheep, and employed by Advanced Cell Technology in November 2001 to make a human embryo clone that grew to six cells in size.