Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

What is Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer?

Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer definition and meaning on Health terms:
In genetics and developmental biology, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a laboratory technique for creating an embryo from a body cell and an egg cell. The technique consists of taking an egg cell lacking the nucleus and implanting a donor nucleus from a body cell. It is used in both therapeutic and reproductive cloning.

 

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