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What does SCNT stand for?

SCNT stands for Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

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In repeated experiments over five years, the researchers used a laboratory technique known as somatic cell nuclear transfer.
The researchers, from the New York Stem Cell Foundation, used a cloning technology called somatic cell nuclear transfer to make embryonic stem cells that match patients' DNA.
The guidelines exclude Federal funding for work with any potential stem cell lines derived from cloned human embryos using the procedure known as somatic cell nuclear transfer.
Using a technique called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), the Oregon-based researchers successfully removed the genetic material from a monkey's egg cells.
3) As a matter of fact, we do not know at this point which of the possible sources of disease-specific pluri-potent human stem cells--genetically screened IVF embryos, iPS cells, somatic cell nuclear transfer into enucleated oocytes, (4) or somatic cell chromosome transfer into zygotes and blastomeres that have had their own chromosomes removed (5)--will prove to be the best for clinical applications, all other things considered.