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a general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)

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Therefore, effort must be undertaken to minimize inefficiencies at each step of the somatic cell cloning procedure.
Culture of cell lines from fetuses or post natal animals is an essential part of somatic cell cloning.
Genetix, a developer of technologies for automated, high throughput cell identification and selection for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and clinical diagnostics industries, has expanded its "CloneMedia" range of semi-solid media products for mammalian cell cloning.
A similar threat was issued against Cardinal George Pell of Sydney when he, too, opposed embryonic stem cell cloning.
The eggs would be used in stem cell cloning research carried out by North East experts.
Creationism is not 'dangerous', especially compared with harmful medical practices that removed our 'evolutionary leftover organs', Darwin's racism, non-adult stem cell cloning, or dismissing the majority of DNA as 'junk'.
The bill represents a thoughtful attempt to set ethical guidelines that would permit the therapeutic cell cloning necessary for disease research while banning any procedures aimed at producing a cloned human child.
8 from the British government to conduct human cell cloning for medical research.
The issue resurfaced earlier this year when the British government eased restrictions on human embryo cloning in July and granted its first license for stem cell cloning research in August.
Dr Donald Bruce, director of the Society, Religion and Technology Project in Edinburgh said: 'At this time we don't think anyone should be doing cell cloning research until there is a UN ban on reproductive human cloning.