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Japanese scientists have grown a clone of a giant bull, who died 16 years ago

January 6 2009

Scientists Research Institute breeding Japanese prefecture of Gifu got a clone from the frozen cells were bull, who died 16 years ago. During the 13-year-old bull life Yasufuku, founder of the local breed of cows, from it was born 30,000 calves. Currently, nearly all livestock breeds hidagyu - his descendants.

Experts managed by the new technology to grow cells of the testis, and then isolate it from the core with a data carrier DNA and replace this core nucleus of an unfertilized egg cow. The first bull clone was born in November 2007, and he was born, and last year two of his brother alive and are characterized by excellent health, according to RIA Novosti.

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