Cloning and Conservation.

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  • Author(s): Rennie, John
  • Source:
    Scientific American. Nov2000, Vol. 283 Issue 5, p1. 2/3p. 1 Color Photograph.
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    • Abstract:
      Examines the use of cloning to help perpetuate the existence of an endangered species. Statement that cloning depends on merging DNA from a body cell into an egg cell and implanting the composite into a female for gestation; Possibility of borrowing an egg cell and a nurturing womb from a closely related species; Opinion that the technology could be detrimental if it is used as an excuse for killing endangered animals.