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Unformatted text preview: higher yield plants could be used to deliver vaccines, other medicines Potential disadvantages negative effects on human health, allergic reactions environmental effects potential harm to wild species genes could get transferred to wild population big corporations vs small farms 5. Cloning producing a genetically identical organism like a delayed twin Dolly (sheep), 1997, 1 st clone from an adult animal cell o Nuclear transfer = took DNA from udder cell and fused it with an egg that had no DNA o Egg was implanted in surrogate mother Humans and Cloning Laws against human cloning have been passed Therapeutic cloning of stem cells o Potential to treat disease Diabetes, parkinsons alzheimers, spinal cord injuries o Or to replace damaged organs...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SCI IC110 taught by Professor Singleton during the Spring '08 term at Franklin Pierce.
- Spring '08