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What Are Clones?

Cloning is a general term used for whole organisms and DNA sequences. Define what we mean when we say we have a clone.

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To describe: The precise meaning of the term clone from an individual perspective.

Introduction: The process of fusion of male gamete with the female gamete is called “fertilization.” After the fusion of gametes, a two-celled structure is formed which is known as a zygote. A zygote will further differentiate and give rise to an embryo which later forms a whole individual.

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 Formation of identical twins which possess similar genetic sequence is known as “cloning.” The formed individuals from this process are considered as “clones.” There are no variations in the genetic makeup of...

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