Woo-Suk beside "Snuppy".
2005) is the first
hound clone was created by
Woo-Suk and his team of scientists at
Seoul National University (SNU) in
Korea. The name "Snuppy" is a combination of "SNU" and "puppy."
The researchers transferred 1,095 dog embryos into 123 females, inducing
three pregnancies. One fetus miscarried, and one clone died of pneumonia after
three weeks. A
Labrador Retriever carried the third embryo to term. The team announced
their success in cloning in August of 2005.
Later in 2005 Hwang Woo-Suk was found to have fabricated evidence in
research projects. This caused some to question the veracity of his other
experiments, including Snuppy.
 In their investigation of Hwang Woo-Suk's publication,
however, a team from SNU confirmed that Snuppy was a true clone of Tei, the DNA
Snuppy rewards dogged approach. Nature website. URL accessed on
Probe May Widen in Stem Cell Fraud Case. SFGate.com. URL accessed
English summary of the SNU final report. SNU website. URL
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