Human cloning: Can it be made safe?

S M Rhind, J E Taylor, P A De Sousa, T J King, M McGarry, I Wilmut

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Abstract / Description of output

There are continued claims of attempts to clone humans using nuclear transfer, despite the serious problems that have been encountered in cloning other mammals. It is known that epigenetic and genetic mechanisms are involved in clone failure, but we still do not know exactly how. Human reproductive cloning is unethical, but the production of cells from cloned embryos could offer many potential benefits. So, can human cloning be made safe?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-864
Number of pages10
JournalNature Reviews Genetics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003


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