South Korea’s Sooam Biotech launched its cloning laboratory in 2006 and hit the news a year later when Missy, the world’s first cloned companion dog, was announced.
If you’ve got $100,000 going spare, the firm can clone you a dog.
Digital Trends Reports:
The technique to clone a dog is surprisingly simple from a theoretical standpoint. DNA from the dog to be cloned is collected from the skin or other live cells. While the cloned DNA is being processed, a donor egg is collected from a female dog and emptied of its DNA by removing the nucleus. The cloned dog’s DNA is injected into the empty egg and fused with the embryonic contents. This embryo is then implanted into a surrogate female dog who carries and delivers the cloned puppy.