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Scientists Develop Most Efficient Mouse Cloning Strategy To Date, Create Transgenic Clone

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February 1, 2000
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Tetley is no ordinary mouse. And it's not just because he's a clone. Tetley is special because he was created using a new technology that researchers say has produced the most efficient results to date for cloning mice. He is also the first mouse clone whose genetic material was modified in the laboratory before cloning. The technology used to create Tetley, say researchers, will have a major impact on improving the efficiency of cloning in general.

Tetley is no ordinary mouse. And it's not just because he's a clone. Tetley is special because he was created using a new technology that researchers say has produced the most efficient results to date for cloning mice. He is also the first mouse clone whose genetic material was modified in the laboratory before cloning. The technology used to create Tetley, say researchers, will have a major impact on improving the efficiency of cloning in general.


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Whitehead Institute For Biomedical Research. (2000, February 1). Scientists Develop Most Efficient Mouse Cloning Strategy To Date, Create Transgenic Clone. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000201074406.htm
Whitehead Institute For Biomedical Research. "Scientists Develop Most Efficient Mouse Cloning Strategy To Date, Create Transgenic Clone." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000201074406.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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