SCNT

NOUN
  1. moving a cell nucleus and its genetic material from one cell to another
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  • Hansen (2002) has advanced this view, arguing that embryos resulting from SCNT do not have the same moral status we normally accord to other embryos: he calls the combination of a somatic nucleus and an enucleated egg a “transnuclear egg”, which, he says, is a mere “artifact” with no Cloning
  • The Korean team announced this past February that they had created a human embryo through SCNT, grew it into a blastocyst and derived a pluripotent ES cell line.
  • The fuss about SCNT derives from the fact that this bizarre fusion of udder cell and enucleated egg cell ultimately resulted in Dolly. The Language of God
  • SCNT involves transferring the nucleus of a somatic cell (any body cell other than a sperm or egg cell) into an enucleated oocyte, i.e. an oocyte from which the nucleus and thus most of the DNA has been removed. Cloning
  • Slide 7: SCNT • Starts with removal of polar body and chromosomes from an oocyte • Enucleated oocyte • Donor cell then inserted into perivitelline space of enucleated oocyte Recently Uploaded Slideshows
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