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  • embryos
  • In cattle, when individual cells from 4- and 8-cell embryos and implanted in different foster mothers, they can develop normally into calves and this technique has been used routinely within cattle breeding schemes for over 10 years. (chipbennett.net)
  • to attempt to create a child by implanting cloned embryos in a woman. (essaypride.com)
  • Either that or this psychiatrist, operating far outside of his academic area of expertise, is totally ignorant of the massive number of scientific studies that refute his claims concerning human embryological development, human molecular genetics, and the hundreds of recent studies already published concerning the ability to by-pass heretofore genetic barriers that prevented normal embryological development of cloned human embryos. (lifeissues.net)
  • WASHINGTON (CNS) -- At public meetings and in a major medical journal article, a prominent Catholic on the President's Council on Bioethics has supported cloning human embryos to extract stem cells. (lifeissues.net)
  • Vatican and U.S. church officials oppose human cloning to extract embryonic stem cells because the process destroys the embryos, classified as human life. (lifeissues.net)
  • The cloning of human embryos to get stem cells is an issue that still needs to be discussed by Americans and by Catholics, he told CNS. (lifeissues.net)
  • A key argument he advances involves distinguishing somatic-cell nuclear transfer from in vitro fertilization as a means to produce embryos to obtain human stem cells. (lifeissues.net)
  • this approach has been championed as an answer to the many issues concerning embryonic stem cells (ESC) and the destruction of viable embryos for medical use, though questions remain on how homologous the two cell types truly are. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mature egg cells are produced by mitotic divisions, and these cells directly develop into embryos. (wikipedia.org)
  • somatic-cell nuc
  • Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). (bio.org)
  • One method of doing this is called "somatic cell nuclear transfer" and involves removing the nucleus from a somatic cell, usually a skin cell. (wikipedia.org)
  • In human SCNT (Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer) experiments, these eggs are obtained through consenting donors, utilizing ovarian stimulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, scientists at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, the University of California San Francisco, the Oregon Health & Science University, Stemagen (La Jolla, CA) and possibly Advanced Cell Technology are currently researching a technique to use somatic cell nuclear transfer to produce embryonic stem cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientists
  • Now, with reports arriving almost daily about proposals to clone humans, and with similar reports surfacing with disturbing frequency about scientists' planned use of human-derived stem cells, I believe that an in-depth analysis of these two subjects is both timely and warranted. (apologeticspress.org)
  • Shortly after the details of the procedure used to produce Dolly were published, scientists began to report one success story after another using the same procedure (or ones similar to it) to clone additional mammals from adult cells, including mice (Wakayama, et al. (apologeticspress.org)
  • Then real scientists start believe that it would be possible to clone someone. (essaypride.com)
  • Gene cloning helps scientists reveal the sequence of DNA in a gene that encodes a trait. (epochtimes.today)
  • Similarly, scientists can clone whole cells and tissues by providing the right nutrients and environment. (epochtimes.today)
  • Scientists are working hard, but only the future will tell if we can accomplish human organ cloning at a level that would revolutionize successful organ transplants and replacements . (epochtimes.today)
  • Cells became available as engineering materials when scientists at Geron Corp. discovered how to extend telomeres in 1998, producing immortalized cell lines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leading scientists to seek an alternative method of obtaining stem cells, SCNT is one such method. (wikipedia.org)
  • humans
  • A clone is grown using another humans intent , the people or persons making the clone, not the soul using its own intent before reincarnating into this world via the unborn child. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • This breakthrough opens the door to the possibility for the cloning of other mammals including humans. (essaypride.com)
  • The Bioethical Focus article entitled "Cloning in Humans" gives us some basic background information on cloning. (essaypride.com)
  • tissue
  • Clone - 1) An exact genetic replica of a DNA molecule, cell, tissue, organ, or entire plant or animal. (chipbennett.net)
  • Dr. Paul McHugh, psychiatry professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, argues that "without fooling around with it," the cloning process does not produce a viable human organism and should be regarded as tissue culture. (lifeissues.net)
  • For replacement of larger body regions, tissue cloning is vital. (epochtimes.today)
  • The term regenerative medicine is often used synonymously with tissue engineering, although those involved in regenerative medicine place more emphasis on the use of stem cells or progenitor cells to produce tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • The continued success of tissue engineering, and the eventual development of true human replacement parts, will grow from the convergence of engineering and basic research advances in tissue, matrix, growth factor, stem cell, and developmental biology, as well as materials science and bio informatics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Doris Taylor's heart in a jar Tissue-engineered airway Tissue-engineered vessels Artificial skin constructed from human skin cells embedded in a hydrogel, such as in the case of bioprinted constructs for battlefield burn repairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Artificial bone marrow Artificial bone Laboratory-grown penis Oral mucosa tissue engineering Foreskin Tissue engineering utilizes living cells as engineering materials. (wikipedia.org)
  • A cDNA library represents a sample of the mRNA purified from a particular source (either a collection of cells, a particular tissue, or an entire organism), which has been converted back to a DNA template by the use of the enzyme reverse transcriptase. (wikipedia.org)
  • For most practical purposes, the tissue source of the genomic DNA is unimportant because each cell of the body contains virtually identical DNA (with some exceptions). (wikipedia.org)
  • bacterial
  • When the selected antibiotic is added to the agar, only bacterial cells containing the gene insert conferring resistance will be able to grow. (wikipedia.org)
  • For bacteriophages, cultures are grown by infecting bacterial cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vectors are propagated most commonly in bacterial cells, but if using a YAC (Yeast Artificial Chromosome) then yeast cells may be used. (wikipedia.org)
  • SCNT
  • It is my opinion the SCNT does produce, in the primate, a nonviable organism," he said March 4 at a public bioethics council meeting. (lifeissues.net)
  • Another application of SCNT stem cell research is using the patient specific stem cell lines to generate tissues or even organs for transplant into the specific patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only a handful of the labs in the world are currently using SCNT techniques in human stem cell research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mammalian Cells
  • The February 27, 1997 issue of Nature reported it in a mundanely titled article, "Viable Offspring Derived from Fetal and Adult Mammalian Cells. (apologeticspress.org)
  • citation needed] Before this, laboratory cultures of healthy, noncancerous mammalian cells would only divide a fixed number of times, up to the Hayflick limit, before dying. (wikipedia.org)
  • viable
  • Microbial culture collections focus on the acquisition, authentication, production, preservation, catalogueing and distribution of viable cultures of standard reference microorganisms, cell lines and other materials for research in microbial systematics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The egg is now viable and capable of producing an adult organism containing all the necessary genetic information from just one parent. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • EDITOR'S NOTE: Two of the most hotly debated and currently controversial topics-in the fields of science, religion, ethics, and politics-are human cloning and stem-cell research. (apologeticspress.org)
  • When the editors of Time screamed on the cover of their February 19, 2001 issue, "Human Cloning is Closer than You Think! (apologeticspress.org)
  • Isolate and purify all the DNA from a sample of human cells. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Posts in this category pertain to abortion, human cloning, embryonic stem cell research, and other issues pertaining to the advancement of the culture of life and to the respect and protection of the sanctity of life. (chipbennett.net)
  • The measure specifically bans human cloning, but would permit all federally allowed stem cell research in the state. (chipbennett.net)
  • Business and medical leaders strongly support the measure while religious and anti-abortion leaders have campaigned against it, saying the procedure amounts to human cloning . (chipbennett.net)
  • it specifically allows human cloning, and specifically prohibits the state legislature from prohibiting human cloning. (chipbennett.net)
  • 2) "Clone or attempt to clone a human being" means to implant in a uterus or attempt to implant in a uterus anything other than the product of fertilization of an egg of a human female by a sperm of a human male for the purpose of initiating a pregnancy that could result in the creation of a human fetus, or the birth of a human being. (chipbennett.net)
  • BIO supports the FDA scientific risk assessment which concludes that eating foods from animals which have been cloned for better health are safe for human consumption. (bio.org)
  • This is the problem the Greys have with the hybrids, and this is why the human clones do not have an energy field, because Spirit can't attach to it, and this is also because there was no intent in it's creation (in terms of self-maintaining consciousness). (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Cloning Attempts to create a human being by cloning should be banned for several reasons. (essaypride.com)
  • Although cloning has some benefits, attempts to clone a human will bring up many moral and ethical issues. (essaypride.com)
  • The possibility that people might be cloned from the cells of a single adult human being had long been a subject primarily of fantasy and science fiction but became very definite at the end of the 20th century. (essaypride.com)
  • PES Biology Human Awareness Essay: Human CloningBackgroundHuman cloning is a highly publicized, groundbreaking topic. (essaypride.com)
  • One of the most recent bioethical issues facing society is the idea of human cloning. (essaypride.com)
  • U.S. church officials also have asked Congress to ban human cloning for reproductive and research purposes. (lifeissues.net)
  • Human cloning and stem cells have been major topics for the council. (lifeissues.net)
  • When many people hear the word cloning, they imagine armies of human clones created for nefarious purposes. (epochtimes.today)
  • However, the cloning of animal organs is not so easy for human researchers to accomplish. (epochtimes.today)
  • There are at least several hundred distinct cell types in the adult human body. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are approximately 220 types of somatic cells in the human body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second being a somatic cell, referring to the cells of the human body. (wikipedia.org)
  • trait
  • This ultimately enables them to manipulate the trait in an organism by modifying the gene - for example, changing its expression level and/or changing its sequence. (epochtimes.today)
  • A simple screen would involve randomly mutating an organisms DNA with chemicals or radiation and then selection those that display the sought after trait. (wikipedia.org)