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SCNT (somatic cell nuclear transfer)

SCNT (somatic cell nuclear transfer) is a technique in which the genetic material from an egg cell is replaced with that of an adult or embryo body cell of the same animal species. Also known as cell nucleus replacement (CNR), or popularly as 'cloning'.

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First primates clones using 'Dolly method' created in China 29 January 2018 News
Stem cells could treat mitochondrial disease 20 July 2015 News
Insulin-producing cells created by cloning 6 May 2014 News
Human cloning first: stem cells created from adult skin cells 28 April 2014 News
Embryonic stem cell production breakthrough achieved in mice 31 March 2014 News
Human embryonic stem cell study under investigation 28 May 2013 News
Human embryonic stem cells created via cloning 20 May 2013 News
Crick Cambridge college commemoration 29 April 2013 News
Professors Gurdon and Yamanaka awarded Nobel Prize for work on stem cells 8 October 2012 News
Breakthrough in stem cell research - world's first reprogrammed adult cell 10 October 2011 News
Two US states consider 'ban' on embryonic stem cell research 11 April 2011 News
HFEA asks scientists for advice on mitochondrial disease treatment 14 March 2011 News
Study war no more: Science, politics and the battle over US government funding for embryonic stem cell research 13 September 2010 Comment
Setback in non-embryonic stem cell use 2 August 2010 News
Book Review: An Introduction to Stem Cells 6 January 2010 Review
Missouri could ban public funding for stem cell research 7 December 2009 News
Conviction for cloning scientist Hwang Woo-Suk 26 October 2009 News
Monkey research points to cure for inherited mitochondrial diseases 1 September 2009 News
New rules allow federal funding of US stem cell lines 9 July 2009 News
Day-glow dogs for genetic research 5 May 2009 News
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