Chinese five cloning human embryos
Last updated: Thursday, February 5 at 12:12, 56 times
Groningen, Thursday, February 5, 2009

Chinese scientists have their own say five human embryos for scientific purposes cloned. The team of 12 healthy women in total 135 ova decreased and the resulting cell nuclei with the genetic material removed. Since the scientists used a new technique, which they expect a higher success rate.

Heritage of one of the five clone embryos is derived from the white blood cells from a Parkinson patient. The other four clone embryos from skin cells from healthy donors. Target is the so-called therapeutic cloning, the production of embryonic stem cells with patient own heritage for the treatment of serious diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's or diabetes.


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