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Definition of «Cloning»


Cloning: The process of making a clone, a genetically identical copy. Cloning can refer to the technique of producing a genetically identical copy of an organism by replacing the nucleus of an unfertilized ovum with the nucleus of a body cell from the organism.

The first adult mammal cloned was Dolly the Sheep in 1997.

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  • Cloning Fact Sheet

    What is cloning? Why clone? Facts and links to resources about cloning.

  • Cloning: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Technology > Computer Encyclopedia To make a product that functions like another. See clone . See also cloning software . Download Computer Desktop ...

  • Genome.gov | Cloning Fact Sheet

    What is cloning? Do clones ever occur naturally? What are the types of artificial cloning? What sort of cloning research is going on at NHGRI? How are genes cloned?

  • Cloning (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

    Dolly, the first mammal cloned from an adult body cell, came into the world as innocent as a lamb; but she has caused panic and controversy, as well as a vast academic ...

  • Cloning

    Consider some important questions in the debate over cloning technologies.

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