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nuclear transfer

[′nü·klē·ər ′tranz·fər]
(cell and molecular biology)
Insertion of a diploid somatic nucleus into an egg from which the nucleus has been removed.
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The work "is certainly impressive," says developmental biologist John Gurdon, who shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for pioneering the nuclear transfer technique to clone a frog.
Kim originally wanted to compare the transplantation success of blood cells made from three different pluripotent sources: iPS cells, embryonic stem cells (the gold standard), and nuclear transfer stem cells.
Effects of donor cell passage and size on development of embryos derived from somatic cell nuclear transfer
has made it known that he believes Missouri should take the lead in outlawing somatic cell nuclear transfer, regardless of what good may come of the research or the jobs or money the effort brings to the state.
Thus, under current law, the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer to create an embryo solely for research purposes is already restricted in cases involving federal funds.
In several studies, it was reported that oocyte cytoplasm from bovines, rabbits, and sheep can support early development of embryos produced by nuclear transfer of somatic cell nuclei from various mammalian species (Chen et al.
Together with our other technologies in somatic cell nuclear transfer and cellular reprogramming, we believe we are well poised to lead in the development of important new products within the field of regenerative medicine.
In contrast, "somatic cell nuclear transfer," the alternative endorsed by the Italian commission, involves injecting a nucleus from an adult cell into a donor's unfertilized egg from which the nucleus has been removed.
The cloning procedure, known as nuclear transfer, clears the way for producing genetically identical monkeys that will greatly simplify research, Donald Wolf, a senior scientist at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, said at a news conference Sunday.
10-0533476, 10-0533477, and 10-0743006, and are part of a portfolio of patents and patent applications owned by Roslin Institute that are directed to foundational somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) cloning technology developed at Roslin Institute for the cloning of Dolly the sheep.
Presentation to Highlight Opportunities and Challenges of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Nuclear Transfer

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