News tagged with cloning
Cloning in biology is the process of producing populations of genetically-identical individuals that occurs in nature when organisms such as bacteria, insects or plants reproduce asexually. Cloning in biotechnology refers to processes used to create copies of DNA fragments (molecular cloning), cells (cell cloning), or organisms. More generally, the term refers to the production of multiple copies of a product such as digital media or software.
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Secrets of a t-haplotype gene revealed: Decade-long hunt turns up key gene involved in early mammalian development
The t haplotype in mice—a block of linked genes occupying the proximal half of mouse chromosome 17—is one of the best-studied examples of a selfish genetic element. Through an elaborate sperm-poisoning ...
Genetics Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
vast collections of human tissue samples that scientists hope will lead to new treatments for diseases – have a right to basic information about how their donations may be used, a Michigan State University ...
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) Bedtime for 3-year-old Isabella Kruger now includes a bottle and a massage. This ritual has become possible again as the toddler recovers from surgery that transplanted cloned skin onto her body ...
Medical research Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In 1996, the technique known as somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) transformed the idea of cloning from science fiction into reality. SCNT entails removing the nucleus from an adult somatic cell of the animal ...
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Phylogenomic analysis has revealed details about the emergence and transmission of a major methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clone, EMRSA-16, according to research published online ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hospitals in large cities act as breeding grounds for the superbug MRSA prior to it spreading to smaller hospitals, a study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |