OCR F215 Module 2 - Biotechnology - Cloning Animals

Cloned Animal: One produced using the same genetic information as another.

Totipotent stem cells: Ones which are capable of differentiating into ANY type of adult cell 

Splitting Embryos

  • Cells from a developing embryo (embryo produced by IVF) can be separated out.
  • Each one produces a separate genetically identical organism

Nuclear Transfer

  • Differentiated cell from adult taken, its nucleus removed and placed in an…


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