The first primates cloned using „Dolly sheep” method

iStock_000015704019XSmallThe first primates cloned using „Dolly sheep” method

Two crab-eating macaques (Macaca fascicularis), named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, are genetically identical. Cloning of primates by somatic cell nuclear transfer method has been successfully completed, as the scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences say in the Cell magazine. The monkeys birth is one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs. Are human next for being cloned?

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