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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A) The establishment of paternity and human reproductive cloning from Shiite jurisprudence scholars' perspectives
Separating the genome from identity clarifies the analysis of the use of human reproductive cloning.
Reproductive cloning is not used as a safe mode to reproduce humans because of many negative aspects and legal complications.
Given the vivid fears that the specter of reproductive cloning raises, it is unsurprising that a number of states have enacted comprehensive cloning bans that are insensitive to the purpose for which a cloned embryo is created.
The NIH Guidelines on Stem Cell Research, published by the Clinton Administration in August 2000, would not have funded research in which: human stem cells are used for reproductive cloning of a human; human stem cells are derived using SCNT; or, human stem cells that were derived using SCNT are utilized in a research project.
A spokesman said: "This news from South Korea makes reproductive cloning a clear and present global danger.
We would be strong supporters of any United Nations motion to prohibit reproductive cloning.
19) National Academy of Science, Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning, (2002).
Another group of nations, including Britain, wanted a ban on reproductive cloning that would allow therapeutic cloning to find treatments for diseases.
Backers of this resolution argue that, while the world is divided over therapeutic cloning, a consensus against reproductive cloning already exists, and the United Nations could and should move quickly to produce a convention against it.
The legislation would reportedly allow research on cloning of early-stage human embryos for therapeutic purposes, but would strictly forbid any medical application of the research for the time being, as well as any human reproductive cloning.

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