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The decision requires a lower court to reconsider a lawsuit filed by In Defense of Animals, the Oregon nonprofit animal rights group that sued Oregon Health & Science University in 1998 to get records of care provided to animals in the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center.
A year ago, scientists at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center announced the birth of the first genetically engineered primate, named ANDi (for "inserted DNA" spelled backwards), a rhesus monkey whose cells contained the gene that makes jellyfish glow in the dark.
Based on the plausible outcomes, it's ridiculous to move forward with human cloning," says Don Wolf of the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center in Beaverton, who is working to clone monkeys (see box, page 251).
Work under way at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center may open the door for same-sex couples to be biological parents of a child.
The birth of Tetra, a rhesus macaque, at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center in Beaverton was produced by splitting a very early embryo into four pieces--unlike Dolly the sheep, which was cloned by taking the nucleus out of an adult cell and using it to reprogram an unfertilized egg.
Researchers at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center have consistently found that cloned animals, and often mothers pregnant with the clones, die during gestation or just weeks after birth due, in part, to a lack of needed DNA normally provided by the male and female parents of offspring.
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Susan Smith, director of the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, where the research was conducted.