Chapter 20 DNA Technology and Genomics

Somatic cell nuclear transfer can be used for

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Unformatted text preview: cell nuclear transfer can be used for reproductive cloning or therapeutic cloning. Figure 21.7 Cloning a mammal. Why not clone humans? Cloning is not a good technique for giving couples a chance to have genetically related children. A. The resulting child would be genetically identical to only one parent. B. A high failure rate predicts that many cloned fetuses would abort or be born malformed. Spare parts argument. Create brain dead clones for the use of spare parts. A. Cloning for this reason would extend the already great social inequalities caused by differential access to medical care. Figure 2...
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