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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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Some studies have even hinted that clones may live longer than conventionally bred animals (SN: 4/29/00, p.
Despite strong public and political pressure, the Commission falls short of proposing restrictive rules on food derived from clone offspring
So successful was this clone of Chardonnay that today the Wente Clone (and Nil its cousin, Clone 4) are considered the most widely used in California.
Bernau has had extensive experience with the Dijon clones, first planting 76 and 96 on 3309 rootstock.
We found a virulent closely related clone (Panton-Valentine Leukocidin--positive, SCCmec V:ST59) of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in inpatients and outpatients in Taiwan.
The high cost of developing a sufficient number of clones that can go into replicated clone tests at any one time is a major hindrance.
For this reason, his research may be the closest science has come to producing a human clone.
The clones were separated into smaller pools and media from each clone was tested for viral infectivity of human cells.
Yet even if research cloning were medically effective, every person who wanted to benefit would need an embryonic clone of his or her own, to provide the designer tissues.
From a pro-life position, it would be necessary to acknowledge that a law forbidding the carrying of clones to term could be enforceable on a woman only in the context of every woman having the complete right to choose her actions in this matter; from a pro-choice position it would be necessary to acknowledge th at such a new law set a limit on the legality of a woman's choices, albeit in the direction that this position already holds to be the measure of a woman's freedom.