CLONING A MAMMOTH IS A REAL POSIBILITY NOW

CLONING A MAMMOTH IS A REAL POSIBILITY NOW

Russian scientists announced plans to clone a prehistoric mammoth specimen which was frozen for 10,000 years in the territory of Yakutia.

Experts believe that it is possible to clone a mammoth, although decoding the DNA of a prehistoric pachyderm is an arduous task because of its size: “It is easier do it with a simple mouse or a frog,” told me Dr. Nutter in an exclusive interview for this blog.

Dr. Nutter explained me that they want to conduct a cloning, inserting the genetic material of a mammoth that lived thousands of years into the cells of an elephant.

Once the cells in the uterus of an elephant, the fetus will gestate for 22 months. We hope a baby mammoth alive.” Specifically, the mammoth cells in question would be inserted into eggs of a female elephant from India, being its closest genetic relative.

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