Therapeutic Cloning - Dustin Lee & Leonid Bereslavskiy...

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Therapeutic Cloning Block C: Biology Benefits of Therapeutic Cloning - Leo - Replacement organs can become easily accessible to sick and dying people - Save countless lives and increase the quality of life for others (people with diabetes, disfigured body, spine problems) Benefits Compared to a Regular Transplant Procedure - Dustin - Rejection is less likely to occur because the DNA matches that of the patient - For organ transplants, there is less likely to be any pain, required medication, or potentially shortened lifespan with the patient - The patient would not have to wait for a donor to give an organ - An organ can be made as needed - Because it is much quicker than waiting for a donor to give an organ, more lives would be saved - A brand-new fully functional organ would be made rather than an old less-functional donor organ - Allows for potential curing within the patients Why is Therapeutic Cloning Rejected? - Dustin - The biggest reason is that it involves the manipulation and/or death of young human
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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