Wednesday August 6, 2008 10:29 am
Korean Cloned Puppies
These are the first cloned pets (if you don’t count Dolly and a couple of cows.) A research team from Seoul National University created them from “Booger” who died in 2006. Using somatic cell nuclear transfer from the dog’s ear, the genetic material was injected into eggs, then to the uteri of two dogs. While one of the puppies came by a C section, the other four were delivered naturally. The pups came into the world in Seoul, Korea last Monday.
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