reproductive cloning

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n reproductive cloning making a full living copy of an organism; requires a surrogate mother
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Usage


In news:

THE CLONE AGE Adventures in the New World of Reproductive Technology.
A Congressional hearing explores the possibility of human reproductive cloning .
Consistent with his former arguments and testimony before congress in 2001, he argued that human reproductive cloning is dangerous to the extent that it could be considered impossible.
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In science:

Most animal species use sexual reproduction to produce offspring, while a minority of species reproduce asexually by producing clones of the mother.
A Testing Framework for P Systems
The resulting greater variety is supposed to justify the cost of sexual reproduction compared to bacterial cloning but it is not clear that the profit outweighs this cost (Martins and Stauffer 2001): The city of Cologne later imposed a sex tax.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
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