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|siRNAs||Small-interfering RNAs (involved in RNA intereference). A process that both naturally occurs in cells and is being used as a technology to switch certain genes off.|
|Somatic cell nuclear transfer||(SCNT) A technique for cloning, whereby an unfertilized egg has its nucleus replaced with another (from a somatic (body) cell), and is then grown in culture or used to create an embryo (see also therapeutic cloning).|
|Stem cell||Primal undifferentiated cells which retain the ability to differentiate into other cell types.|
|Stem cell therapy||Process of injecting stem cells into an organism in the hope that they will differentiate and replace damaged tissue.|