23:35 , Feb 1, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Cloning closer to home

Chinese Academy of Sciences researchers showed epigenetic modification is key for successful cloning of cynomolgus monkeys, overcoming the technical hurdles that have stalled the generation of live non-human primates despite success in 23 other mammalian...
00:52 , Jan 31, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Disease models

TECHNOLOGY: Animal models Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) could be used to clone macaques for use as genetically uniform disease models. The macaques are cloned via SCNT using fetal monkey fibroblasts or adult monkey cumulus cells,...