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Synonyms for clone

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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With the birth of Dolly, Wilmut's group has now proved that at least some adult cells prepared in the same manner can generate a viable clone when their nuclei are transferred to eggs.
We chose Gateway(R) Technology early on, because it is a flexible cloning system that allows automated cloning and sub-cloning without the need for re-verifying the clone material after each step," said Dr.
In the July 23 Nature, Teruhiko Wakayama and his colleagues describe their technique, which differs slightly from the method used to clone the sheep Dolly.
After extensive testing, experience and success in forensics and relationships with medical and pharmaceutical research institutions, Whatman realized a great opportunity and need in the industry for an easier clone archiving process.
Last week, President Clinton imposed a ban on the use of federal money to clone humans and asked private researchers to hold off voluntarily at least until June, when a national commission on bioethics is due to complete a report on the topic.
We're not sure,'' Luebke said, ``but the clone would be closer to the original fish than any offspring you would get by crossbreeding.
Some argue that clones would undermine the uniqueness of each human being.
They find that cells from the clones have longer DNA tips, or telomeres, than the original cells and show other signs of youthfulness.
In 2004 and 2005, Clone Wars was honored with Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or More).
Although the clones have not fully matured, each needs to learn how to use their skills and get along with the others.
Huxley's dystopia was a centrally planned world in which clones were created by the state.
But clones are not identical twins in the conventional sense, and many religious people believe that the phenomenon of ``ensoulment'' - the point at which a person acquires an immortal soul - occurs at conception.
Indeed, Jaenisch's group has observed that some oversize mouse clones have normally imprinted IGFR2 genes.
More than 200,000 C57BL/6 Knockout Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Clones Now Available to Supply Researchers with Knockout Mice