cloning of sheep from adult tissue

Ian McFarlane I.McFarlane at
Fri Apr 10 05:40:30 EST 1998

In article <taguebw-0904981232480001 at>, taguebw at wrote:

> In article <352CCAD3.703B9C19 at>, Alf Eaton
> <mnby5ade at> wrote:
> > I have a simple question for you:
> > Has anyone managed to duplicate the cloning of a sheep from adult tissue
> > accomplished at the Roslin Institute in Scotland?
> Don't know if this counts but Wilmut (who led the group that cloned Dolly)
> has implied in recent interviews that the Roslin institute has cloned
> transgenic sheep (the ultimate goal of their cloning project). I have not
> heard of any independent group duplicating the work.
> My 2 electrons,
> Brian

I think there is a group in France or America with a cloned calf called
Gene. Ian Wilmut has also made two sheep transgenic for
alpha-1-antitrypsin (i think) called Polly and Molly.

Ian Mc

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