Definition of Therapeutic cloning
1. Noun. Nuclear transplantation of a patient's own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant.
Generic synonyms: Cloning, Nuclear Transplantation, Scnt, Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer, Somatic Cell Nuclear Transplantation
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Literary usage of Therapeutic cloning
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1. Seeding Solutions by Crucible II Group, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation (2000)
"... so-called 'therapeutic cloning' could lead to the production of spare body parts for transplant surgery that would be genetically identical to the ..."
2. Seeding Solutions by Crucible II Group, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation (2000)
"... UK proposed that the government allow human cloning for medical research but not to produce babies.102 In theory, so-called 'therapeutic cloning' could ..."
3. An International Perspective on Advancing Technologies And Strategies for by Bgh, National Research Council (2005)
"South Korea performed what may be the world's first successful therapeutic cloning experiment and is positioning itself as a leader in stem cell research. ..."
4. The Information Universe: Issues in Informing Science and Information by Informing Science Institute, Eli Cohen, Ed. (2006)
"In 1998, the Ministry of Public Health (MPH) formally banned human cloning, with no exception granted for therapeutic cloning (Doring, 2003). ..."
5. Health Technologies and Decision Making edited by Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2005)
"The importance of the ethical perspective can be illustrated with the example of therapeutic nuclear cell transfer (therapeutic cloning). ..."