Interactive Chart: Theraputic Cloning
This animated and interactive flow chart allows users to learn more about the technique of Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer and the uses of cells and tissues generated in this way.
SCNT is a key process in producing pluripotent cells and contributes to cell biological research and regenerative medicine. For the patient it holds the prospect of a supply of non-diseased replacement cells and tissues without the problems of rejection or the need for immuno-supressive drugs. For the scientist it enables diseases to be studied and drugs tested at ALL stages of cell and tissue development.