Whole Animal Cloning


The new methods of nuclear transfer in mammals have already provided important understanding of the mechanisms that regulate development and have revealed new avenues for research and applications in medicine and agriculture. Improvements in the present low efficiency of the techniques will depend upon understanding the molecular mechanisms that govern gene expression during development and differentiation.

Keywords: cell therapy; nuclear transfer; genetic modification; nuclear reprogramming; chromatin


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Wilmut, Ian(May 2003) Whole Animal Cloning. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003388]