reproductive cloning


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reproductive cloning

n.
The genetic duplication of an existing organism especially by transferring the nucleus of a somatic cell of the organism into an enucleated oocyte.
Cloning—e.g., by somatic cell nuclear transfer—for the creation of a human child
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Assessments of reproductive technologies, such as human reproductive cloning vary considerably from Christian to Christian.
Reproductive cloning separates procreation from the conjugal act, but it does not violate the other requirements stated in Dignitas Personae.
Reproductive cloning is not used as a safe mode to reproduce humans because of many negative aspects and legal complications.
While overwhelming opposition to reproductive cloning would seem to suggest that a reproductive cloning ban would pass easily, these bills have been stymied by proponents of a comprehensive prohibition who hold the reproductive cloning ban hostage to their insistence that therapeutic cloning also be outlawed.
On January 18, 2002, the National Academies released its report, entitled Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning. (38) The panel recommended that the U.S.
"We are opposed to any attempts toward human reproductive cloning," says Hwang--a view shared by many scientists.
Researchers distinguish between "reproductive cloning," which most scientists abhor, and "therapeutic cloning," which may someday allow researchers to use stem cells from a patient's cloned embryo to grow replacement bone marrow, liver cells, or other organs, and which most scientists favor.
In reproductive cloning, the egg cell continues to develop into an embryo that is subsequently implanted into a woman's uterus.
It is fundamentally different from human reproductive cloning; it produces stem cells, not babies," says Michael Manganiello, president of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research.
It is fundamentally different from human reproductive cloning; it produces stem cells, nor babies," says Michael Manganiello, president of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research.
However, few will note the total lack of any serious consideration of reproductive cloning and the absence of even one reproductive cloning advocate on the President's Council on Bioethics.

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