Beyond Cloning

Linnea Ista lkista at UNM.EDU
Wed Feb 26 09:25:57 EST 1997


Big snip
> 
> Dis-regarding the politics and eugenitics, the part about using 2 sperm
> is workable, at least with mice. It seems that the nucleus of a gamate
> cell isn't all that determined about which sex it is. And if you remove
> the original nucleus from an ova and replace it with that from a sperm
> the result behaves like any other ova.
It was my understanding that the result of two sperm nuclei fusing was 
that only placental tissue was produced, just as  if two egg nuclei fuse, 
the result is development only of embryonic tissue. Neither case will 
result in a viable fetus.





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