Quick Guide: Cloning
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Introduction

Embryo cloning

Reproductive cloning

Therapeutic cloning

Benefits

Concerns

Benefits
Cloned organs would eradicate problems with transplant rejection

Supporters of cloning say it could offer numerous benefits in the future.

Therapeutic cloning might create perfect-match organs for transplant or cells to fight degenerative human conditions like Alzheimer's disease.

Reproductive cloning could give infertile couples the chance of a baby, or preserve an endangered species.

Cloning could be an ideal way to mass-produce elite farm animals with particular valuable qualities, such as dairy cows with a high milk yield.