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Mammoth 2.0: will genome engineering resurrect extinct species?
- Author(s): Shapiro, Beth
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-015-0800-4
It is impossible to 'clone' species for which no living cells exist. Genome editing may therefore provide the only means to bring extinct species--or, more accurately, extinct traits--back to life.