therapeutic cloning

Generation and manipulation of stem cells with the objective of deriving cells of a particular organ or tissue to treat a disease.
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Therapeutic cloning

Cloning of stem cells, e.g. from embryos, cord blood, etc. to provide cells for treating disorders such as diabetes, Parkinson`s and Alzheimer`s
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Therapeutic cloning

Therapeutic cloning: A procedure in which cells, typically skin cells, are taken from a patient and inserted into a fertilized egg whose nucleus has been removed. The cell that is so created is permitted to divide repeatedly to form a blastocyst. Scientists then extract stem cells from it, and use those cells to grow tissue that are a perfect genet...
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therapeutic cloning

biomedical cloning noun nuclear transplantation of a patient`s own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant
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Therapeutic Cloning

A process in which an embryo is cloned for the purpose of deriving stem cells for therapeutic uses, such as treatment for diseases and disorders. Synonym(s): Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
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