Essays Tagged: "Somatic-cell nuclear transfer"

Bill C-13: Welcoming Chaos

uman Reproduction Act lacks the desired precession in its definition. The act mentions Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer as being prohibited, however, SCNT is only one of approximately eight varieties of ...

(9 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Human cloning

tion of an organism that is an exact genetic copy of another". Cloning is done by a process called "somatic-cell nuclear transfer". In this, the nucleus of the egg cell (oocyte) is removed and nucleus ...

(5 pages) 187 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Human Reproductive Cloning Vs. Therapeutic Cloning

body ("Clone"). The last form of cloning is when a human is produced by the use of the somatic cell nuclear transfer techniques. Somatic cell nuclear transfer is when only one parent's cell duplicates ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The controversy over cloning

of each other. Therapeutic cloning, like that of reproductive cloning, begins with a process called somatic-cell nuclear-transfer. This process involves extracting DNA from a person/patient from any c ... cannot consistently produce viable offspring, as stated earlier. The problem lies in the process of somatic-cell nuclear-transfer. If we mentally work backwards from the problems in the fetus produced ...

(10 pages) 95 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


animals shows us what might happen if we try to clone humans.Cloning animals through a somatic cell nuclear transfer is simply not working. The success rate ranges from 0.1 percent to 3 percent, which ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The benefits of cloning

dentical to the original cells or organs. Subsequently, the long list of patients waiting for organ transfer would reduce tremendously. It would also make the society become healthy. In conclusion, th ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Ethical side to Embryonic Stem Cell Research

1997, however. The process used to clone Dolly, which was made famous by her birth was somatic cell nuclear transfer, in which the nucleus from one of the donor's non-reproductive cells, is placed int ... here are 3 types discovered and implemented so far:a) Blastomere separationb) Blastocyst divisionc) Nuclear transferThe cloning process that Dolly underwent was the cloning process of somatic cell nuc ...

(13 pages) 234 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


(2 pages) 74 1 1.4 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Recombinant & Therapeutic Cloning

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Human Cloni

Association defines cloning as "the production of genetically identical organisms via somatic cell nuclear transfer" In other words, cloning is done by taking the cell, removing the nucleus, wh ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Human Cloning: The Controversy

Human Cloning: The Controversy Somatic cell nuclear transfer, more commonly known as cloning, has created a large amount of controversy. In Febr ... arding the science could be passed. This act made it a violation of federal law to try somatic cell nuclear transfer without the FDA's approval.Aside from the legalities, many other arguments against ... she may suffer severe abnormalities or even mutation due to the gene damage caused by somatic cell nuclear transfer. The surrogate mother can also experience severe hormonal imbalances caused by mult ...

(7 pages) 53 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Cloning Overview - Pros and Cons

inal nucleus comes from.How? The Process-The most common method of cloning is known as somatic cell nuclear transfer. A somatic cell is simply any cell, other than a sex cell, taken from the body.To a ... ood source is unlikely to occur any time soon.Therapeutic Cloning-Using the process of somatic cell nuclear transfer, an embryo is formed and allowed to develop for two weeks. Its stem cells are later ...

(4 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Human Cloning

mbinant DNA molecule.The second type of cloning, reproductive cloning is a used to produce the same nuclear DNA as another animal. This is a process is called somatic cell nuclear transfer. This is a ... ulate. The cloning attempt was not a success and the cells of the eggs didn't develop. A successful nuclear transfer of embryo cells didn't occur until 1970, when scientist John Gurdon repeated Briggs ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Human Cloning

ation (AMA) defines cloning as: "the production of genetically identical organisms via somatic cell nuclear transfer. Somatic cell nuclear transfer refers to the process which the nucleus of the somat ...

(6 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Everything You Need to Know About Cloning

ductive Cloning is used to create animals that are genetically indistinguishable using somatic cell nuclear transfer. This process is a very complicated and tedious one that required the removal of th ... Roux, who tested the “germ plasm theory”(3), and Hans Spermann, who carried out the early nuclear transfer experiments, were the ones who paved the way for cloning and gene study. In 1952 Ro ...

(8 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The advantages and disadvantages of cloning

ly matching copy of its donor. Reproductive cloning involves generating an animal that has the same nuclear DNA as another. The process used for this is called Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer. Scientist ... lly was the first adult mammal to be cloned. The technique used to clone dolly was the Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer. She lived for six years and successfully gave birth. Dolly was not perfect though; ...

(6 pages) 31 1 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Redefining Mortality: An Outlook on Human Cloning

n R. Kass, the process begins by obtaining an egg cell from a female of mammalian species. Then the nuclear DNA is removed from the egg cell to produce an enucleated egg. After that, the nucleus of an ... he animal that donated the adult cell nucleus (60). This process is now known as “somatic cell nuclear transfer”.Olson 2The actual act of cloning is not new. In fact, it is almost as old as ...

(5 pages) 1471 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects