Eng 2000 Clone Article 1

Eng 2000 Clone Article 1 - Human Cloning Benefits Although...

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Unformatted text preview: Human Cloning Benefits Although not clear to its full potential, Human Cloning Benefits are expected to be numerous for human race. Let us have a look at such potential and achieved benefits of human cloning… Enlarge Image Human Cloning The process of creation of hereditarily identical person either living or dead is known as Human Cloning. It includes the production of clone tissue also from the individual. The term refers to artificial human cloning only. The birth of twins is called natural human cloning. Even though the birth of twins is the result of natural human cloning they are separate people with separate experience. The presence of identical DNA makes no difference in their being different personalities. The scientific community all over the world is still investigating the question how similar the original and its clone would depend up on how much of personality is determined by genetics. Techniques of Human Cloning and Claim of Success The most common technique used in Human Cloning is Somatic cell nuclear transfer. Under this technique, the nucleus of an egg cell taken from a donor is removed. Then the original cell gets fused with another cell of same generic material to be cloned. Another technique, which works only with male, is parthenogenesis. This technique involves same generic material to be cloned....
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2010 for the course BIOL 1208 taught by Professor Crowe during the Spring '10 term at Louisiana College.

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