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EMBRYO SPLITTING [1 record]

Record 1 2007-02-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Embryology
  • Biotechnology
OBS

Mechanically dividing the embryo to produce identical twins.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Embryologie
  • Biotechnologie
OBS

Le plus souvent, on parlera tout simplement de bissection, de segmentation ou de sectionnement d'embryons (le mot "technique" étant sous-entendu).

Key term(s)
  • bissection d'embryons

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Embriología
  • Biotecnología
DEF

Técnica de clonación que consiste en dividir un embrión en forma artificial, en el estadio de mórula, para producir gemelos a partir de él.

CONT

Los clónicos artificiales son aquellos creados experimentalmente. Existen dos métodos [...] uno es la división del embrión y el otro el trasplante nuclear. El primero se desarrolla experimentalmente [...], es decir se divide un embrión experimentalmente y los productos de esta división se introducen en el útero donde se desarrollan los gemelos.

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