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Chinese Scientists Announce First Cloned Rabbit To Remain Alive (China)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Chinese researchers say they have successfully created the world's first cloned rabbit to remain alive, furthering research into possible stem cell cures for genetic diseases. Humans and animals share about 250 disease genes. The genetically modified rabbit born in September carries a gene for luminescence implanted into the rabbit embryo to make it identifiable as a clone, and scientists said the clone has the same reproductive capacity as a normal rabbit. (Click here for more



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