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|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).
|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.