The Potential of Endlessly Cloned Mice

Immortal Line of Cloned Mice Developed

George Lucas beware, a new wave of clones is on the way, and they’re furry.

Researchers in Japan have created an endless series of mice that are cloned off other cloned mouse. The scientists used the same technique as Dolly the sheep in order to create 581 mice through 25 rounds.

In a press release, Teruhiko Wakyama, the study leader at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan said that the technique \”could be very useful for large-scale productions of superior-quality livestock, for farming purposes or conservation purposes.\”

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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/immortal-line-of-cloned-mice/

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