National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Cloning is the National Human Genome Research Institute
Cloning describes the processes used to create an exact genetic replica of another cell, tissue or organism. The copied material, which has the same genetic makeup as the original, is referred to as a clone. The most famous clone was a Scottish sheep named Dolly.
There are three different types of cloning:
NIH: National Human Genome Research Institute
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)