somatic cell nuclear transfer


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Related to somatic cell nuclear transfer: therapeutic cloning, DNA sequencing

somatic cell nuclear transfer

Cloning in which the nucleus of a somatic—i.e., non-germinal/reproductive—cell is transferred into an egg from which the nucleus has been previously removed, in order generate an embryonic stem-cell line, which has the advantage of pluripotency—i.e., the ability to differentiate along multiple pathways except the reproductive pathway

somatic cell nuclear transfer

In cloning, the transfer of genetic material from a differentiated, adult cell into an egg.
See also: transfer
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Federal legislation should be enacted to prohibit anyone from attempting, whether in research or clinical setting, to create a child through somatic cell nuclear transfer cloning.
Somatic cell nuclear transfer process: zonapellucida cutting, enucleation and somatic cell injection, were all accomplished using Nikon TE-2000 micromanipulator system.
In part, because of the benefits promised by embryo research that uses somatic cell nuclear transfer.
a longstanding opponent of human embryo research, introduced legislation prohibiting the creation of a human embryo through somatic cell nuclear transfer.
Impeding Xist Expression from the Active X Chromosome Improves Mouse Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer.
Recently, following the court ordered settlement, Start Licensing withdrew the patent suit it filed against RNL Bio for infringement of its foundational somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) cloning technology.
Seeking to promote human cloning, the video describes somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) as creating a "manufactured egg cell" that will provide "a unique opportunity to grow a patient's own cells for repairing or replacing his or her diseased cells.
The use of human blastocysts created by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) falls into the latter category.
collectively, "ACT") announced that ACT has entered into two separate agreements to expand its portfolio of intellectual property in regard to somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) and cellular reprogramming.
The study would include " a discussion of new developments in medical technology concerning human cloning and somatic cell nuclear transfer, the need (if any) for somatic cell nuclear transfer to produce medical advances, current public attitudes and prevailing ethical views concerning the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer, and potential legal implications of research in somatic cell nuclear transfer.
These include somatic cell nuclear transfer, pronuclear transfer, mitochondrial transfer, germ cell nuclear transfer, blastocyst splitting, and artificial recombinant gene transfer.
Stem Cell Dilemma" is marred by a continuing begging of the question regarding the nature of the entity produced by somatic cell nuclear transfer as distinguished from that produced by natural fertilization or in vitro fertilization.