6 human clone embryos implanted prior to April 21, 2009.
Dr. Zavos, Channel 27, April 25, 2009
Dr. Zavos produced 6 cloned embryos and implanted them into female hosts at the time of this video. Now I am no mathematics wizard..... But by my
calculations, that means these cloned babies are in roughly their 7th trimester by now. Anyone heard any news lately about this???
It cost $50,000 to purchase a cloned cat in 2004. The first cat was cloned in 2003. It had a litter of kittens, a unique calico pattern and behavior
patterns from its original, and, like all clones, would die early due to low immunity and accelerated ageing. They have low immuno-resistance because
they have not had generations of inhereted resistance built up in their coding seuqences for their DNA. The fact their codes differ over the growth
rate of the individual clone is evidence that this effect, of sharing DNA only "up to a certain point" in embryonic development, essentially means
the same as when non-identical twins form from an in utero split of a fertilised embryo. If the immune system's coding wasn't yet activated in the
original cell at the time the DNA tissue to make the clone was extracted, it would not be able to develop as quickly in the clone. As far as
accelerated ageing, anything that dies "before its natural lifespan" is coming to age prematurely, but in specific diseases of the genes that would
only manifest in family bloodlines where it was inherited over many generations show up for clones within their own lifetime, even if these recessive
traits aren't present in the family-line of the clone's original. You cannot catch some of the diseases that clones have died from through low
immuno-deficiency alone; some are inherited genetic mutations occuring spontaneously, and thus breaking down the clone's cells at an accelerated
This can be seen in plants too, take clones from a late flowering plant, and again, maybe another time again, eventually it will never enter an
equivalent vegetative growth stage again, but rather it will be stuck in its flowering stage.
If these kids were cloned from someone old enough, they're going to have problems.. Wasn't this seen with Dolly the sheep's clone too?
Originally posted by Wondering302
none of the embryo transfer resulted in a viable pregnancy
that article was released on April 22, 2009; compare to the dates of the release of the above videos: clearly the first corresponds to the
"Independent's" video, mentioned in the article, because it was posted on April 21, 2009. So, the initial video in the original post occured at
most nine months prior to the second video in the original post, which aired live on the date given, April 25, 2009. So in the first video we see
Zavos implanting the embryo (which undoubtedly failed because they were mixed with cow embryos) and that occured at most nine months before the second
video, right? But in the first vid, they talk about 6 clones - 3 into a British wife and 3 into a Middle Eastern wife. Now, the article in the
Independent states also:
He has now produced more cloned human embryos, some at an advanced stage, and transferred them into the wombs of three more women.
So, I am just wondering if Zavos had implanted 6 (or even possibly 9) at the time the article was written (April, 2009) after both the videos above
were made, and if that would mean we would be hearing about them in the news again anytime soon. Just a hunch. Peace. - Jon
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