nuclear transfer


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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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Effect of different exogenous Npm or PGA on the efficiency of BMI somatic cell nuclear transfer.
For their comparisons, the researchers at San Diego, OHSU and Salk created four nuclear transfer ES cell lines and seven iPS cell lines using the same skin cells as the source of donor genetic material, then compared them to two standard human ES lines.
But a team led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Beaverton kept plugging away at nuclear transfer, first using rhesus macaques, and then human cells.
Cell cycle analysis and interspecies nuclear transfer of in vitro cultured skin fibroblasts of the Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris Altaica).
While adult stem cells are good for treating some diseases, particularly those of the blood, embryonic stem cells and those produced by somatic cell nuclear transfer are thought to be useful for a wide range of diseases and tissue and organ repair.
In another development yesterday PPL said it had been given an exclusive licence by the Roslin scientists to produce medicinal proteins in the milk of cows and rabbits using nuclear transfer.
Another exciting possibility is that doctors, using somatic cell nuclear transfer, could create embryonic stem (ES) cells, the self-renewing precursors to blood, skin, heart, and nerve cells.
It also presented an occasion to review the current legal status of cloning and the potential constitutional challenges that might be raised if new legislation were enacted to restrict the creation of a child through somatic cell nuclear transfer Cloning.
We believe it makes sound business sense to join a patent estate for nuclear transfer that has been tested and is recognized as dominant with a leading operating company in the field," said David Greenwood, Geron's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
2011 Researchers try to create human embryonic stem cells using nuclear transfer, but the eggs either stall out after only a few divisions or need an extra set of chromosomes to grow.
1999), it was showed that donor cell size could affect the reprogramming of nuclear transfer embryos.
collectively, "ACT") announced that ACT has entered into two separate agreements to expand its portfolio of intellectual property in regard to somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) and cellular reprogramming.

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