home   genetic news   bioinformatics   biotechnology   literature   journals   ethics   positions   events   sitemap
 
  HUM-MOLGEN -> Genetic News | search  
 

Does imprinting make healthier human clones? (BMN News)

 
  August, 15 2001 15:34
your information resource in human molecular genetics
 
     
It may be possible to clone humans without causing "large-offspring syndrome" often seen in many cloned animals, say Duke University radiation oncologist, Randy Jirtle and Keith Killian, extrapolating from a study out today. They have demonstrated that humans and other primates have a genetic benefit over other mammals by possessing two activated copies of the IGF-2 receptor (IGF2r), which is the cause of fetal overgrowth and organ abnormalities seen in some cloned pigs, sheep, goats and mice.

Full story in BioMedNet News, Aug 15, 2001.


Message posted by: Anthony W.I. Lo

print this article mail this article
Bookmark and Share this page (what is this?)

Social bookmarking allows users to save and categorise a personal collection of bookmarks and share them with others. This is different to using your own browser bookmarks which are available using the menus within your web browser.

Use the links below to share this article on the social bookmarking site of your choice.

Read more about social bookmarking at Wikipedia - Social Bookmarking

Latest News
Variants Associated with Pediatric Allergic Disorder

Mutations in PHF6 Found in T-Cell Leukemia

Genetic Risk Variant for Urinary Bladder Cancer

Antibody Has Therapeutic Effect on Mice with ALS

Regulating P53 Activity in Cancer Cells

Anti-RNA Therapy Counters Breast Cancer Spread

Mitochondrial DNA Diversity

The Power of RNA Sequencing

‘Pro-Ageing' Therapy for Cancer?

Niche Genetics Influence Leukaemia

Molecular Biology: Clinical Promise for RNA Interference

Chemoprevention Cocktail for Colon Cancer

more news ...

Generated by News Editor 2.0 by Kai Garlipp
WWW: Kai Garlipp, Frank S. Zollmann.
7.0 © 1995-2016 HUM-MOLGEN. All rights reserved. Liability, Copyright and Imprint.