Unformatted text preview: cloned – 15 US states have laws prohibiting reproductive cloning • Cloning in conservation biology: can cloning be used to save endangered species? • 2009, failed attempt to clone the Pyrenean ibex, a type of mountain goat, that became extinct in 2000. • Cloning in the supermarket? – A 2002 report from the US National Academy of Sciences suggested that food from cloned animals is safe – In 2008 the FDA deemed food (meat and milk) from cloned animals safe – Whole Foods Market banned the sale of meat from cloned animals Key Points • Generating transgenic bacteria and other transgenic animals • Reproductive cloning through somatic cell nuclear transfer...
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- Spring '11
- reproductive cloning, premature aging, US National Academy of Sciences