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Cloning makes use of technology to create an exact genetic copy of a living cell, tissue or organism. In cloning, both sets of genes come from one parent. The resulting offspring has the same genetic makeup as its original parent.

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Legislation and guideline overview | VARTA

A number of laws and regulations covering assisted reproductive treatment (ART)procedures, researchand parentage apply throughout the different states and territories of Australia.

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Myelofibrosis is a bone marrow disorder which may be idiopathic or secondary to diseases like leukaemia. It causes enlarged liver and enlarged spleen.

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History of Victorian ART regulation | VARTA

Australia's first IVF baby, Candice Reed, was born at Melbournes Royal Womens Hospital in 1980. Candice was only the third IVF baby born in the world, with the first being Louise Brown at Manchesters Oldham Hospital in 1978. IVF, in-vitro fertilisationis a type of assisted reproductive treatment (ART). The birth of Candice Reed was the culmination of a decades work by a Melbourne team drawn together by the late Professor Carl Wood, who was then Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University and the Queen Victoria Medical Centre.

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Import and export of eggs, sperm & embryos | VARTA

For various reasons, you may want to move gametes (eggs or sperm) or embryos into or out of Victoria. This movement is referred to as import and export and there are certain requirements that must be met before you can procees with the process of importing and exporting gametes.

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