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nuclear transfer

n.
The transfer of the nucleus of a somatic cell to an egg whose nucleus has been removed, used in therapeutic and reproductive cloning procedures. Also called somatic cell nuclear transfer.

nuclear transfer

The removal of DNA from a cell for placement into an egg (e.g., during cloning).
See also: transfer

nuclear transfer

or

nuclear transplantation

the transfer of a NUCLEUS from one CELL to another.
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Most scientists who practice nuclear transfer think it's unethical and unsafe to try human reproductive cloning.
As shown in Table 7, the effects of donor cell types on development of embryos produced by nuclear transfer were investigated.
Should the Missouri General Assembly pass a bill that limits somatic cell nuclear transfer, Stowers would consider "very seriously growing the institute in jurisdictions that are favorably disposed to this kind of research," said Neaves.
To arrive at its recommendations concerning the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer techniques to create children, NBAC also examined long-standing religious traditions that guide many citizens' responses to new technologies and found that religious positions on human cloning are pluralistic in their premises, modes of argument, and conclusions.
Effect of culture medium on the development of murinebovine interspecies somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos
5 article, Correa and Sgreccia questioned the assertion that what is created in somatic cell nuclear transfer is not an embryo.
XenoTrans says it plans to use the nuclear transfer technology to develop transgenic pigs, i.
This milestone underscores the commercial viability of our AgriCloning Nuclear Transfer technologies for the commercial swine industries.
There is a high frequency of gestational loss of nuclear transfer fetuses with a wide variety of abnormalities, including high frequencies of placental abnormalities, regardless of the species used.
We are pleased to enter into this licensing agreement to ensure we have the freedom to operate for those programs where the application of nuclear transfer is appropriate for product development," stated Geoffrey F.
The goal of nuclear transfer research is to produce human stem cells, and subsequent tissues and organs that can be used to study disease and to replace damaged tissue.

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