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In animals the embryonic cells are naturally capable of
going through stages to make a new individual.
They can also be described as totipotent stem cells
because they have the potential to differentiate into
any type of adult cell type found in the organism. They
are able to `switch on'…

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A differentiated cell can be taken and its nucleus placed in an egg cell which has had its
own nucleus removed. The cell is an enucleated. The first animal cloned by this method
was a sheep
called Dolly (in
honour of Dolly
Parton). The cell
was taken from a
mammary…

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Nonreproductive cloning is all about using cloned cells to generate cells, tissues and
organs to replace those which have been damaged by disease or accidents.

Advantages:

By having genetically identical cells to an individual the body will not reject
them because they will not be recognised as foreign.
Could stop…

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