Tag: "cloning" at biology news
Data presented on first cloned, double knock-out miniature swine
...ity of Missouri-Columbia, announced the successful cloning
of the first miniature swine with both copies of a specific gene "knocked out" of its DNA. The ultimate goal of this research, which is being conducted in partnership with Immerge BioTherapeutics, Inc (a BioTransplant Incorporated (Nasdaq:BTRN)/Nova...
Mount Holyoke College series examines advances in human reproductive technologies
...ning, creating an exact replica of themselves, the cloning
of more complex species, such as humans, still see...es over the past two decades? Or will reproductive cloning
of humans ultimately be deemed unethical? Questions such as these about cloning
and stem-cell resear...
U of MN researchers identify protein that causes cell nucleoli to disassemble
...tification of the protein will lead to advances in cloning
techniques and potential therapies. The study will...oteins, and their impact on human diseases. In the cloning
process, the genetic material is removed from an egg cell, and then the nucleus containing the genet...
Cell Transplant Society holds 6th International Congress in Atlanta March 2-5
..., but also because of innovations in stem cell and cloning
studies and advances in cell transplants in many d...PhD, University of Georgia scientist and leader in cloning
of agricultural animals; Christian Larsen, MD, DPhil and Thomas Pearson, MD, PhD, Emory research lea...
Bacterial viruses make cheap easy vaccines
...o store. In addition, bacteriophages have a large cloning
capacity, making large-scale production cheap, easy and extremely rapid important attributes considering the current bioterrorism threat when sudden demands may be placed on vaccine stocks....
Inactive genes may contribute to failure of animals cloned from adult cells, study finds
...nues, scientists must look to adult stem cells for cloning
studies that could yield vital information about d... said Jaenisch, whose interest lies in therapeutic cloning
designed to study disease. "The issue now is to make cloning
'Europeans and biotechnology' survey of public perception
...e the last survey was conducted in 1999. While the cloning
of human cells and tissues is on average supported...stance genetic testing for inherited diseases, and cloning
human cells and tissues are supported in all Member states. Xenotransplantation, however, which invo...
Tracking every egg? AAAS report lists practical options for regulating human cloning
...ng strict boundaries between fertility clinics and cloning
laboratories--are the subject of a report released...nts explored options for regulating human research cloning
to support medical advances--while preventing efforts to clone people, or "reproductive" cloning. "A...
Symposium to focus on ethical issues in biotechnology
... will focus on embryonic stem cells, federal human cloning
legislation, integration of race and ethnicity factors into research design, responses to new technologies, reflections from diverse faith perspectives, decision-makers at the Food and Drug Administration, use of cases to facilitate ethics discussion...
Failures in primate cloning may signal impossibility of human reproductive cloning
...laws in embryonic development may make therapeutic cloning
of nonhuman primates difficult, and reproductive cloning
of primates nonhuman and human alike impossible, a team of researchers from the Pittsburgh Develop...
Difficulties with primate cloning: A religious comment
... April 2003 issue of Science suggests that primate cloning
may be difficult to achieve even at a level suffic...hics and public policy? By showing us why primate cloning
is so difficult, researchers provide the clearest reason yet why cloning
must not dominate the publi...
Cloned pigs differ from originals in looks and behavior
... implications are far-reaching. "The technology of cloning
has been sold to the public as a way of creating a...netic parameters. The results indicated that while cloning
creates animals within the normal phenotype the appearance of an organism with respect to a group o...
Researchers identify gene for premature aging disorder
... to previous methods for finding genes, positional cloning
enabled scientists to identify disease genes without knowing in advance what the functional abnormality underlying the disease might be. Dr. Collins' lab, together with collaborators, applied the new approach in 1989 in their successful quest for the...
Gene variation raises risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
...ad of interrogating the usual suspects, positional cloning
leads us to novel genes," said Gershon, "and novel genes provide new information, which could help us find better treatments." The team, headed by research associates Eiji Hattori and Chunyu Liu in Gershon's laboratory, studied two large series of fa...
Researchers in Japan and UCSD discover novel role for pseudogenes
...enes are integrated," Wynshaw-Boris continued. "In cloning
this site, we found three genes near the location where the injected gene was integrated." With further laboratory tests, the scientists ruled out two of the genes, and determined that the third gene a pseudogene called makorin1-p1 was responsible ...
Gametes and embryos from mammalian stem cells: religious and ethics perspectives
...e of protecting human rights is built. Enter first cloning
(Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer), and, in principle at least, nature might allow us to give birth to babies whose DNA comes from only one parent, or even a stranger to both parents. Enter next this reported experiment with mouse embryonic stem cells t...
Ingenium publishes groundbreaking research on genetic basis for motor neuron degeneration
...mans, and the research groups performed positional cloning
to locate the mutated gene responsible. The collaborative research began with the further biological analysis of the two models and the respective similarities produced by two different missense mutations. The findings reported are also important i...
UW-Madison scientists return to rat as biomedical research tool
...t has even been produced using nuclear transfer or cloning
techniques, another method by which researchers can selectively modify an animal's genome. The development of the world's first knockout rats by Gould's lab was accomplished using techniques well know to biologists, but that had never before been use...
Researchers gather at Smith College for science 'boot camps'
... of molecular biology -- including DNA sequencing, cloning
strategies and genomic screening -- have made poss...ries, purification of DNA and RNA, DNA sequencing, cloning
strategies, quantitative PCR and other subjects. "We try to give them all the tools they'll need so ...
Gene may produce drought-resistant plants
...vating the stigma, where reproduction begins. "The cloning
of WAX2 is providing evidence that lipids in the cuticle may serve as signals that control how plants develop," Jenks said. "Lipids in animals are known to play important roles in regulating development, but lipid signaling in plants is not well unde...
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