cloning

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cloning:

see cloneclone,
group of organisms, all of which are descended from a single individual through asexual reproduction, as in a pure cell culture of bacteria. Except for changes in the hereditary material that come about by mutation, all members of a clone are genetically identical.
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cloning

To make a product that functions like another. See clone. See also cloning software.
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Stem cell cloning means it will be possible for scientists to grow a replica of any part of the human body, eventually even the brain.
The panel studied a handful of cloning technologies and raised the most food safety concerns with somatic cell cloning.
House of Representatives has voted to outlaw both human reproductive cloning and embryonic stem cell cloning.
It considered antibodies and immunoassays used for protein analysis and functional proteomics, and cell cloning applications.
His work lifted hopes that human stem cell cloning would cure serious illnesses like Parkinson's one day.
The scientific breakthrough in stem cell cloning that was announced last week heralds a completely new approach to treating the untreatable.
Dawn, 32, from Aberdeen, said that when she and her husband Gary heard about stem cell cloning they immediately decided to do it for Cameron's sake.
Australia's state and national governments have agreed to uniform legislation banning human cloning while leaving the door open for human stem cell cloning for medical research.