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First cloned rats born

Genetically identical rodents may help pinpoint gene function.

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  1. Zhou, Q. et al. Generation of fertile cloned rats using controlled timing of oocyte activation. Sciencexpress, published online, doi:10.1126/science.1088313 (2003).

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Pilcher, H. First cloned rats born. Nature (2003).

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