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Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk holding "Snuppy".
Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk holding "Snuppy".

Snuppy (born April 24, 2005) is the first cloned dog. This Afghan hound clone was created by Hwang Woo-Suk and his team of scientists at Seoul National University (SNU) in South Korea. The name "Snuppy" is a combination of "SNU" and "puppy." Image File history File links Dr-hwang-snuppy. ... Image File history File links Dr-hwang-snuppy. ... Doctor means teacher in Latin. ... Hwang Woo-suk (황우석) (born 29 January 1953) is a South Korean biomedical scientist. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cloning is the process of creating an identical copy of something. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog Canis lupus is a type of canine, a mammal in the order Carnivora. ... The Afghan Hound is a very old sighthound dog breed. ... Hwang Woo-suk (황우석) (born 29 January 1953) is a South Korean biomedical scientist. ... Seoul National University (SNU) is South Koreas national university, whose main campus is located in Seoul, South Korea. ...


The researchers transferred 1,095 dog embryos into 123 females, inducing three pregnancies. One fetus miscarried, and one clone died of pneumonia after three weeks. A Labrador Retriever carried the third embryo to term. The team announced their success in cloning in August of 2005.[1] A human fetus A fetus (or foetus, or fœtus – see below) is a developing mammal after the embryonic stage and before birth. ... The Labrador Retriever (Labrador or Lab for short), is one of several kinds of retriever, and is the most popular breed of dog (by registered ownership) in both the United States and the United Kingdom. ...


Later in 2005 Hwang Woo-Suk was found to have fabricated evidence in stem cell research projects. This caused some to question the veracity of his other experiments, including Snuppy.[2] In their investigation of Hwang Woo-Suk's publication, however, a team from SNU confirmed that Snuppy was a true clone of Tei, the DNA donor dog.[3] Presently Snuppy is still healthy, but it remains to be seen if he will suffer from premature aging like Dolly the cloned sheep. Mouse embryonic stem cells with fluorescent marker. ... It has been suggested that Longevity genes be merged into this article or section. ... Dolly and her first-born lamb, Bonnie Dolly (July 5, 1996 – February 14, 2003), a ewe, was the first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult somatic cell. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Snuppy rewards dogged approach. Nature website. Retrieved on August 4, 2005.
  2. ^ Probe May Widen in Stem Cell Fraud Case. SFGate.com. Retrieved on December 23, 2005.
  3. ^ English summary of the SNU final report. SNU website. Retrieved on January 10, 2006.

August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

See also

Cloning is the process of creating an identical copy of something. ... List of famous dogs is an annotated list of real dogs. ... This is a list of Wikipedia articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts. ...

External links

  • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4742453.stm

 
 

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