Principles of Cloning
A Hardback edition by Jose Cibelli in English (Sep 8, 2002)
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Short Description: Principles of Cloning is the first comprehensive book on animal cloning since the creation of Dolly. The contributing authors are the principal investigators on each of the animal... Read more
Principles of Cloning is the first comprehensive book on animal cloning since the creation of Dolly. The contributing authors are the principal investigators on each of the animal species cloned to date, and are expertly qualified to present the state-of-the-art information in their respective areas. Editors Cibelli, Lanza and West garnered worldwide spotlight late in 2001 when their company, Advanced Cell Technology, announced the successful engineering of the world's first cloned human embryo. The trio was featured in the US News & World Report December 2001 cover story, "The First Human Clone." The book presents the basic biological mechanisms of how cloning works and progresses to discuss current and potential applications in basic biology, agriculture, biotechnology, and medicine.
* First and most comprehensive book on animal cloning
* Chapters written by the world' expert in each area
* From the early experiments in amphibia to the latest one in mammals, everything is included in this book and told by the researcher that did it and how they did it
* Basic biological mechanisms on how cloning works and all their current and potential applications
* Cloning applications on basic biology, agriculture, biotechnology and medicine are included
* Editors are the pioneers in the field
- Edited by
- Jose Cibelli
- Edited by
- Robert P. Lanza
- Edited by
- Keith Campbell
- Edited by
- Michael D. West
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc , Academic Press Inc
- Publication date
- Sep 8, 2002
- Product dimensions
- 216 x 285 x 25mm
List of Contributors.Preface. Introduction.Historical Perspective. PART ONE-BASIC BIOLOGICAL PROCESESActivation of Mammalian Oocytes. The Nucleus. Nuclear Reprogramming: Biological and Technological Constraints.Plasticity of somatic nucleus by epigenetic reprogramming via cell Hybridization. Cell Cycle. Determinants of Pluripotency in Mammals.Cloning and Aging.PART TWO-METHODSMicromanipulation Techniques for Cloning. Microinsemination and Nuclear Transfer with Male Germ Cells. Development of viable mammalian embryos in vitro: Evolution of sequential media.Genetic and Phenotypic Similarity Among Members of Mammalian Clonal Sets. Genetic Modification and Cloning in Mammals. Pregnancy and Neonatal Care of Clone Animals. Donor Cell Type and Cloning Efficiency in Mammals.PART THREE-CLONING BY SPECIESThe Cloning of Amphibians. Cloning of Fish. Cloning of Mice. Cloning of Rabbits. Nuclear Transfer in Swine. Cloning of Cattle. Cloning of Sheep. Cloning of Goats. PART FOUR-CURRENTLY SOUGHT AFTER SPECIESCloning of Endangered Species. Cloning of Rats. PART FIVE-NUCLEAR TRANSFER IN PRIMATESCloning in Non-Human Primates. PART SIX-APPLICATIONSNuclear Transfer for Stem Cells (CRNT). Current Research and Commercial Applications of Cloning Technology. Transgenic Cloned Goats and the Production of Therapeutic Proteins. PART SEVEN-ETHICAL AND LEGAL AFFAIRSEthical Implications of Cloning. FINAL REMARKSMammalian Cloning- Challenges for the Future.