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Of cloned pigs and PERV

William Wells

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Genome Biology 2000, 1:spotlight-20000818-01  doi:10.1186/gb-spotlight-20000818-01

Published: 18 August 2000

Nuclear microinjection has yielded the first pig clones, but the wisdom of using the clones as xenotransplant donors is in doubt based on transmission of a pig retrovirus to immunocompromised mice.