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Embryos rise from dead at CCMB’s lab

14 August 2011

HYDERABAD:

Ever wondered if a dead animal could give life to young ones. Scientists at the city-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology have developed a major technique that could help generate young animals using the eggs and sperm of dead endangered or wild animals.

The CCMB’s technique will also help protect endangered or wild animals from possible extinction by perpetuating their generation. It involves harvesting of eggs and sperm from dead wild animals and cryopreservation for use in future to generate stem cells and propagate endangered species through cloning….

Read more: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/hyderabad/embryos-rise-dead-ccmb%E2%80%99s-lab-661

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Written by csirindia

August 15, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Posted in CCMB

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