A technique called somatic-cell nuclear transfer
(cloning) has been applied to human oocytes, resulting in the generation of
personalized stem cells, albeit genetically abnormal ones.
Wednesday, 05 October 2011
Scott Noggle, Ho-Lim Fung, Athurva Gore, Hector Martinez, Kathleen Crumm Satriani, Robert Prosser, Kiboong Oum, Daniel Paull, Sarah Druckenmiller, Matthew Freeby, Ellen Greenberg, Kun Zhang, Robin Goland, Mark V. Sauer, Rudolph L. Leibel & Dieter Egli
Nature 478, 70–75 (06 October 2011), doi:10.1038/nature10397
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