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A Porcine Dolly

...e journals Science and Nature --have successfully cloned pigs. One of the teams promises to produce an "ultimate pig" for human transplantation studies in 4 years. Even as these studies race off the press, a third report -- its publication also expedited by Nature -- finds that porcine endogenous retrovi...

Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb

...tion that the Iowa cow is expected to deliver the cloned Asian gaur sometime next month. The Asian gaur is ... It will become the first endangered species to be cloned and the first cloned animal to gestate in the uterus of another species, the Washington Post reporte...

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

...criticism!) for creating Dolly – the world’s first cloned mammal: Using the same nuclear transfer technology it is possible, according to these scientists to create human therapeutic proteins in chicken eggs – which can be used as drugs to treat serious diseases. Professor Grahame Bulfield, Director of Ros...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...rizon seems undisputed. Since Professor Ian Wilmut cloned Dolly the sheep in 1997, the feat has been duplicated in other mammals. Many believe that human cloning efforts are already taking place undercover in some countries. There is currently a US ban on federal funding of human cloning efforts but no law...

Virus killer

...y of the ribozyme was being tested on animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus.// For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which could be used to generate an antigen-antibody reaction, that can be detected dur...

Cannabis for pain

...Notcutt.He tested cannabis extracts collected from cloned plants, in 23 sufferers of chronic pain.// Subjects were mostly patients with multiple sclerosis or spinal injury. Nine had used marijuana regularly in the past, while the remainder were 'na?ve': they had either not used it at all, or had tried it ...

First human clone is near

... or dead person. Scientists could create the first cloned human before the end of the year. Dr. Panayiotis Zavos, who along with his Italian colleague Dr. Severino Antinori has triggered worldwide alarm with plans to create tailor-made offspring. Countries like France and Germany have appealed to the Unite...

Organs made from cloned embryos

Using building material from cloned cow embryos, scientists say they have constructed ... While it is still unclear whether these made from cloned embryos can perform all the duties of the ordinary variety, the researchers said they work well enou...

Comprehension of taste receptor

...allowed researchers to work with larger amounts of cloned receptors, rather than with the small numbers available in the tongue.The lumps on the tongue that are often called 'taste buds' are actually papillae. These have several pores in them, which are the ends of taste buds that contain active cells. When...

Hepatitis E virus made impotent

...y of the ribozyme was being tested on animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus. For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which could be used to generate an antigen-antibody reaction, that can be detected durin...

New Weapon Against Germs

...protein that combats viruses and bacteria has been cloned by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute. This protein, called Trif, associates with different "receptors" that detect viruses or bacteria on the surfaces of human cells. Trif helps turn these detections of viruses and bacteria into immune sys...

Rat joins list of cloned animals

...ed how they did it. They impregnated two rats with cloned embryos and produced three live pups, one of which...s, which fathered normal offspring, and have since cloned two female rats, as well....

Animals Can give us a second chance at life

...search is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and thisis even more controversial....

Animals can give us a second chance at life

...esearch is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and this is even mre controversial....

Virus to treat brain tumor

...tivated for many generations on brain tumor cells, cloned to have more tumor killing capacities, and capacities lessened to infect non-tumor cells. The scientists found the VSV strain that can be replicated through their genetic code carried in their RNA. The genetically muted VSV strain had also been crea...

Cloning of human embryos for stem cells made possible

...ch have provided new insight into using stem cells cloned from the persons to use it on them as a treatemnt....be successful. Although it may be a long way from cloned stem cell lines to creating matching orgns for transplant in the patint’s body, scientists of the wo...

Stem Cell Solution for Infertility

...re eggs harvested from human females to create the cloned embryos from which the stem cells were derived. Almost 15% of couples suffer from infertility and the incidence is rising. Newer research in this field is likely to give further boost to the field of infertility....

Antibiotic from crab blood indentified

... of crab that can fight bacteria. Infact they have cloned this protein that can kill the bacteria. They have found that this protein comes in contact with the outer membrane of the bacteria and create a very strong binding relationship in doing so they make a hole and kill the bacteria in a very short ...

Xenotransplantation “breakthrough”

The birth of five cloned piglets last week could significantly increase the...ve been made before, what's new is that [PPL have] cloned them, which makes [production] easier.” He said, “Of concern is the potential risk of transmission o...

Genetic failure in cloned animals

Researchers have found proof that cloned animals tend to harbor genetic defects that will d...esearch. Jaenisch's team looked at 5,000 genes in cloned mice and found hundreds of genes important to development were not correctly expressed in the animal...

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