Ian Wilmut


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Noun1.Ian Wilmut - English geneticist who succeeded in cloning a sheep from a cell from an adult ewe (born in 1944)Ian Wilmut - English geneticist who succeeded in cloning a sheep from a cell from an adult ewe (born in 1944)
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The world needs a biobank that holds tissues from endangered animals - a real-life equivalent of Noah's ark - to save species from extinction, Ian Wilmut, creator of Dolly the sheep - the world's first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell - said Monday.
Prof Sir Ian Wilmut, the scientist behind Dolly the sheep, said the aim is to create an animal biobank like the ones for plant seeds.
Professor Ian Wilmut later explained: "We couldn't think of a more impressive pair of glands than Dolly Parton's.
TDolly was named after American country and western singer Dolly Parton because the test tube sheep was cloned from a mammary gland cell and Professor Ian Wilmut later explained: "We couldn't think of a more impressive pair of glands than Dolly Parton's.
Ian Wilmut, Keith Campbell and their colleagues at the Roslin Institute and the biotechnology company PPL Therapeutics used the nuclear transfer cloning technique with somatic cells from an adult sheep.
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, who led the Dolly team, used a mammary gland cell to create the clone so the woolly arrival was named after country star Dolly Parton.
Edited by Jose Cibelli, John Gurdon, Ian Wilmut, Rudolf Jaenish, Robert Lanza, Michael D.
Ian Wilmut and his colleagues address important considerations for immune matching between iPSC donors and recipients.
London, July 31 ( ANI ): Sir Ian Wilmut - the pioneering scientist whose team unveiled Dolly as the world's first cloned mammal in 1996 - has outlined how to help bring extinct woolly mammoths back to life.
1996 Ian Wilmut, Keith Campbell and colleagues create the first cloned mammal, a sheep they named Dolly (shown below).
In 2009, Professor Ian Wilmut, who was at the heart of the project to create Dolly, the world's first cloned mammal, was given a knighthood by the Queen for the work.
1994 Seven Church of England bishops and 700 clergy announced their decision to join the Roman Catholic Church, after the Church of England decided to ordain female priests 1997 Dr Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh announced that they had cloned a lamb named Dolly from a single cell taken from an adult sheep.