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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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USPRwire, Thu Dec 14 2017] Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently broadcasted a new study to its broad research portfolio, which is titled as "Global Cloned Competent Cells Market Research Report 2017", report studies the global Cloned Competent Cells market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022.
Cloning animals is not new science, with the first animal, a tadpole, being cloned in 1952.
Westhusin was on the team that produced cc (short for Carbon Copy), the first cloned cat (SN: 3/23/02, p.
Korean company Sooam Biotech has already created more than 500 cloned dogs for owners around the world.
In a non-binding resolution, MEPs requested the proposal provide for a total ban, covering inter alia the import of meat or dairy products derived from cloned animals or their offspring as well as the semen and embryos from cloned animals or their offspring.
Instead, he said, major meat exporters should be obliged to issue certificates guaranteeing that products destined for European markets do not come from cloned animals.
Food and Drug Administration has declared cloned meat and dairy products safe for consumers.
Cloning involves removing the DNA from the nucleus of an egg cell taken from a mother and replacing it with genetic material contained in a cell taken from whatever is being cloned.
Cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, dogs and cats have all been cloned, as well as laboratory animals such as mice and rats.
In May, 2005, Hwang claimed to have produced eleven "patient specific" stem cell lines from cloned human embryos by transferring somatic cell nuclei from patients into donated ova whose nucleus had been removed.
With the support of groups favoring research cloning, many states are considering (and some have passed) laws that allow placing cloned human embryos in women's wombs, but forbid any attempt to let them be born alive.
1997 - Scientists introduce Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be cloned from cells of any adult animal.