Failure Of Human Cloning

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The future of mankind may be changed by whether or not human cloning is successful. Human cloning is carried out by using the DNA present in the cells provided by one human being. The DNA from the donor is then chemically manipulated to function like a new human egg, which will mature into a human, assuming it survives. This is contrary to the natural process of human reproduction, in which two parents are involved. Human cloning used to reproduce is called reproductive cloning, and cloning used to restore limbs and organs is called therapeutic cloning. It is also possible to clone material objects such as food through cloning. Although human cloning presents many new opportunities for mankind, it is most probable to result in failure and deformed clones, is …show more content…
Yet, there are many problems among the three percent of successfully cloned animals. To better understand these statements, it is best to look at the different kinds of failures present in the process of cloning. The probability of failure occurring in cloning is very high, but, that aside, there are many dangers that fortuitous clones are forced to face (“What Are the Risks of Cloning?”). One of these problems is that clones are noticeably bigger than normal animals of the same species. This physical deformity is called “Large Offspring Syndrome,” or LOS. Bigger is not always better as respiratory problems, blood flow, kidney and brain dysfunctions, and immune system problems have all been linked to LOS in cloned animals. Also, animals that are cloned need to constantly be “programmed,” according to “What Are the Risks of Cloning?”. Simply put, this means that scientists need to instruct the cells of cloned animals in order for the clones to function normally. Technically speaking, each time DNA is copied in a normal animal, the DNA strand becomes shorter. In contrast, some cloned animals have abnormally short DNA,

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