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a person who is almost identical to another

a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction

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an unauthorized copy or imitation

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make multiple identical copies of

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A spokesman for Trinchero Family Estates noted that the clone has some of the most reliable fruitfulness and distinctiveness of all Chardonnay clones.
A Defra spokeswoman said the department was aware of two cattle in the UK bred from clones, as well as a third that is now dead - but admitted there could be others that are unrecorded.
The proposed risk management plan addresses risks to animal health and potential remaining uncertainties associated with feed and food from animal clones and their offspring.
3%, 17/80) of SCCmec V:ST59, PVL-positive clones, we selected an additional 69 CIP/GEN/SXT-susceptible MRSA isolates (25 from 2000, 44 from 2002) to determine what portion of them had the same clone.
One clone, Lincoln Six-Echo (played by Ewan McGregor), eventually discovers the truth and escapes from the bunker with his friend Jordan Two-Delta (Scarlett Johansson).
2004 - Researchers in South Korea claim to be the first to successfully clone a human embryo for therapeutic cloning.
The proposition is a little vague about exactly how many clones will be churned out to produce Dr.
For the most part, clonal production systems have been used to establish clonal tests where a few plants are produced from each of many clones.
The technology is more advanced than nuclear transfer (NT), the method used to clone Dolly the sheep and most other animal clones.
Since it is ideal to use "realistic" test data, each test database is usually a clone of the production database, and special test cases may be added before testing begins.
Another approach used by Sutton's group involves a collection of microcell hybrids where each clone was derived from a mouse melanoma cell line and contains a small amount of a single human chromosome.
There's another, slightly different argument, over whether scientists should be allowed to clone adult cells to produce embryos, from which scientists can then extract embryonic stem cells--cells which could, in theory, be transplanted back into the original adult patient for different forms of therapy.