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  • adjective of or relating to a cytoplast


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  • Cybrids, also known as cytoplastic hybrids, are created by injecting a human nucleus into an animal egg emptied of its own nucleus.

    Beth Kohl: Of Science and Satyrs 2008

  • As Dr. Stephen Minger of Kings College London, one of the applicants for a cytoplastic hybrid embryo license put it, "What we do when we take an animal egg, is we remove the nucleus from the egg.

    Beth Kohl: Of Science and Satyrs 2008


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