Navigation Links
Rat joins list of cloned animals

Cloning will aid in the development of genetically modified rat models of greater predictability and quality.
Scientific results obtained from these models will contribute to the development of innovative therapeutics for major pathologies such as cardiovascular diseases, //cancers, obesity, diabetes and neurological disorders.

Rats and mice used in labs are inbred or genetically engineered to have certain traits -- such as a weak immune system, or a tendency to cancer.

So-called knock-out mice and rats lack certain, specific genes and are useful for finding out what an unknown gene does.

Cloning such animals will guarantee they are genetically identical for careful experiments. Rats, it turns out, are more difficult to clone than sheep, cattle or even mice.

They evolved to reproduce fast and their eggs begin to activate almost as soon as they leave the ovary. This posed a problem for a technology that requires painstakingly removing an egg cell, taking out its nucleus, and replacing it with the nucleus from a skin or other kind of cell from the animal to be cloned.

Genetic researchers described how they did it. They impregnated two rats with cloned embryos and produced three live pups, one of which died soon after birth. They bred the two remaining pups, which fathered normal offspring, and have since cloned two female rats, as well.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Ranbaxy joins hand with Cipla to co-market ciprofloxacin
2. Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animals womb
3. Organs made from cloned embryos
4. Genetic failure in cloned animals
5. Milk from cloned cows and meat safe to use: But at what cost?
6. Two cloned mules, Compete In A Professional Race For The First Time Ever.
7. India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals
8. SARS research confirms link to animals
9. Genetic failure in cloned animals
10. Anthrax claims lives of 700 animals.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Rat joins list cloned animals

(Date:10/20/2014)... The Advocator Group, LLC ... American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the ... not-for-profit organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout ... are used to help understand and prevent suicide through ... as well. , The Advocator Group shares this ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Ga. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that William H. ... named the 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award winner. ... the achievements of an outstanding leader and industry ... and contributions in advancing the information security industry. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 JZ Fitness, ... nutritional coaching, corporate wellness programming, authorship, international lecturing and ... excited to announce the release of the JZ Fitness ... many years of coaching thousands of individuals on nutrition, ... app that does not require calorie counting or cumbersome ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on ... from the FDA on Sit and Slim II . ... to purchase or use Sit and Slim II because it ... is promoted as weight loss product on various websites and ... market in 2010 for safety reasons, can significantly increase blood ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Succeed is proud to announce that they ranked in the ... Every Body Walk! campaign by Kaiser Permanente. Every ... to be more active outside of the workplace. This ... end of September, was a friendly competition between organizations across ... companies gave their staff pedometers and each day, for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 2Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 3Health News:FDA Advises Not to Use Sit and Slim II: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:Succeed Management Solutions, LLC Competes in Walking Challenge and Achieves 12th Place in Portland 2
... at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time Today -, IRVINE, ... the worldwide leader in intravascular patient temperature,management therapies, today ... fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007., ... record $2.7 million,compared to $2.0 million in the fourth ...
... stories of QUITPLAN Services users on display, MINNEAPOLIS, ... efforts of Minnesotans who used the free, professional,counseling from ... photo exhibits in the State Capitol. The exhibits are ... in the North Corridor of State,Capitol near the Rotunda., ...
... than teens, a new study finds, , , THURSDAY, March ... cardiovascular damage in children, especially the very youngest, new ... from 2 to 14 years old, showed that environmental ... and signs of vascular injury, suggesting an increased risk ...
... ALBANY, N.Y., March 13 The following is a,statement ... The Executive Budget proposed including a $400 million Housing,Opportunity ... statewide. These funds will be used to provide needed ... need of supportive,services., The program will be administered ...
... MATK ) announced today that life,sDHA(TM), its ... and heart health, is available in the,new Berri ... from,National Foods, Australia,s No. 1 juice company. National ... Australia, packaging approximately 50,percent of all fruit juice ...
... Blue Shield Members, PITTSBURGH, March 13 ... has received a Brand Excellence Award from the ... awards honor Blue,Cross and Blue Shield companies that ... and Blue Shield Brand image., "BCBSA congratulates ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 3Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 4Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 5Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 6Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 7Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 8Health News:ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Celebrates QUITPLAN(R) Services at the Capitol 2Health News:ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Celebrates QUITPLAN(R) Services at the Capitol 3Health News:Secondhand Smoke Hikes Tots' Risk of Heart Disease 2Health News:Secondhand Smoke Hikes Tots' Risk of Heart Disease 3Health News:Australia's Leading Juice Company Launches Juice Blend with Martek's life'sDHA(TM) 2Health News:Australia's Leading Juice Company Launches Juice Blend with Martek's life'sDHA(TM) 3Health News:Highmark Receives Prestigious Brand Excellence Award 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... Norgine B.V. today announced that ... bowel preparation, NER1006, presented at the 79 th ... (ACG), Philadelphia, PA , has met ... co-primary endpoint of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high ... in screening colonoscopy patients. [1] ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Große Pharmafirmen ... Das Problem dabei ist, dass große Pharmafirmen nicht ... zu teilen. Es war deshalb nicht ... uns umso mehr, dass es uns gelungen ist! ... Kühlketten aufzuschreiben - mit einem Vorbehalt - einige ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... OAKS, Calif. , Oct. 17, 2014  Amgen ... of R. Sanders Williams , M.D., president of ... Mahley Distinguished Professor.  "We are pleased ... Amgen Board," said Robert A. Bradway , chairman ... and distinguished experience in academic medicine and his direct ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2Vergleichsbericht zu Pharma-Kühlketten und CRT 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: