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An exact genetic replica of a living thing. Clones may occur naturally or, in the case of cloned animals and plants, be produced in the laboratory using somatic cell nuclear transfer technology; (in cell biology) a group of identical cells derived from the same cell.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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The entelechy test: embryos and simbryos 29 March 2021 Comment
Is the UK fertility sector facing a tipping point? 8 July 2019 Comment
First primates clones using 'Dolly method' created in China 29 January 2018 News
Dolly the cloned sheep did not age prematurely 27 November 2017 News
Canadian scientists call for end to criminal ban on germline genome-editing 13 November 2017 News
Pig organ transplants a step closer as CRISPR removes viruses 14 August 2017 News
Book Review: Experiments in Democracy - Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics 15 May 2017 Review
What's so special about the status of the embryo? 30 January 2017 Comment
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut in conversation with Dr Roger Highfield 16 January 2017 Comment
Book Review: Where Science and Ethics Meet – Dilemmas at the Frontiers of Medicine and Biology 21 November 2016 Review
Podcast Review: Ethics and Genetics – Opening the Book of Life 14 November 2016 Review
The Mexican mitochondrial case and moral supremacy 10 October 2016 Comment
Growing sperm in the lab: an embryonic science 7 March 2016 Comment
The case against human cloning 28 September 2015 Comment
Book Review: Biotechnology/Cloning and Stem Cells 7 September 2015 Review
Poland passes IVF law 29 June 2015 News
Book Review: Gene Jockeys - Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise 24 November 2014 Review
Book Review: Humanity Enhanced - Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies 6 October 2014 Review
Government is misleading public about mitochondrial donation, claim scientists 4 August 2014 News
TV Review: Orphan Black 19 May 2014 Review
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Techniques and Applications of Molecular Biology
13 July 2009 Department of Biological Sciences, Gibbet Hill Campus, Gibbet Hill Road, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
A course for those who wish to develop their understanding of genetic engineering techniques...