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Korean cloning studies were fakes

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 12 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:67
  1. Jane Parry
  1. Hong Kong

    The Korean stem cell research team led by Hwang Woo-suk faked the results of two landmark papers published in Science in 2004 and 2005, an investigation committee at Seoul National University has found. However, the committee found that the team did produce the world's first cloned dog, Snuppy.

    The committee initially reported on 23 December that the data in Professor Hwang's landmark paper on embryonic stem cell lines derived from somatic cell nuclear transfer (Science 2005;308: 1777-83) was entirely fabricated, that only …

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