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Old 02-10-2011, 08:55 PM   #45
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The immunosuppressant cyclosporine is approved by the FDA, leading to a revolution in the field of transplantation...
Clone—In biology and agriculture, any organism whose genetic information is identical to that of a parent organism from which it was created; natural reproductive processes producing clones include parthenogenesis and apomixis

Clone (cell biology)—In cell biology, a group of identical cells naturally derived from a common parent cell; of significance in vertebrate physiology and concepts related to immunology and cancer biology

Feb 16th 1998 - Mr Jefferson, Virginia, 1st cloned calf...

The healthy, 44.1 kg Holstein calf named Mr Jefferson was produced by PPL Therapeutics Inc. of Blacksburg, Virginia, a subsidiary of PPL, based in Edinburgh, Scotland...

On average, the gestation period or length-of-pregnancy of a cow is 285 days long. This is similar to the pregnancy period of a woman and a Gorilla, which is closer to around 9 months or ~260 days.

Clone (B-cell biology)—In immunology, a process of immunological B-cell maturation

Clone (genetics)—In genetics, an exact replica of all or part of a macromolecule (e.g. DNA)...

The British company that helped to create Dolly, the cloned sheep, has now used the same method to create a calf...

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