Woolly mammoth nuclei come alive inside mouse cells

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(Worthy News) - Researchers in Japan have activated woolly mammoth cell nuclei transplanted in mouse cells.

Scientists extracted cell nuclei from the bone marrow and muscle of a well-preserved, 28,000-year-old mammoth recovered from the Siberian permafrost in 2011. In the lab, researchers implanted the nuclei inside mouse oocytes, ovary cells that can divide to form egg cells. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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