Terminology used in article on cloning was incorrectBMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7316.804a (Published 06 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:804
- Peter Millard, emeritus professor of geriatrics, St George's Hospital Medical School ([email protected])
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EDITOR—The myth that stem cells developed by cloning will be genetically similar to the adult needs to be exposed. Scientifically, the statements in the box in Mayor's news article are wrong.1 The Donaldson report (page 23, para 2.28) states “animals born from cell nuclear replacement are not exactly identical to the animal cell whose cell nucleus was used in the …
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