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So this time the Chinese team deployed two critical enzymes that removed genes’ epigenetic memory of being somatic cells (cells that make up tissues and organs).
Researchers have managed to clone nonhuman primates in the past couple of decades using other techniques, including a similar nuclear transfer method that relies on embryonic stem cells instead of somatic cells.
Since scientists cloned Dolly the sheep in 1996 using a method called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), geneticists have been tweaking and testing cloning methods.
Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience in Shanghai relied on a process known as somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), which has been used to clone several mammals, including Dolly the sheep.
It was achieved through a process called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), which involves transferring the nucleus of a cell, which includes its DNA, into an egg which has had its nucleus removed.
According to Feng, Longlong's birth was the first time scientists had combined two cutting-edge bio-technologies: A gene-editing tool called CRISPR with somatic cell cloning technology - the method used to clone Dolly the sheep.
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