TeachMeFinance.com - explain Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)
Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) The term 'Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)' as it applies to the area of stem cell research can be defined as 'A technique that combines an enucleated egg and the nucleus of a somatic cell to make an embryo. SCNT can be used for therapeutic or reproductive purposes, but the initial stage that combines an enucleated egg and a somatic cell nucleus is the same. See also therapeutic cloning and reproductive cloning'.
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