Jacqui Wise reports from the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in PhiladelphiaBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7131.571e (Published 21 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:571
Dolly the sheep was a clone, Edinburgh scientist maintains
Dr Ian Wilmut, the head of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, has hit back at critics who have suggested that Dolly the sheep was not a clone.
Dolly was the first animal to be cloned from adult cells, using a nuclear transfer process. Criticisms have centred on the fact that other scientists have not managed to repeat the work and that, because the adult ewe from which the mammary gland …