How can we extract the nucleus of a cell?

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How can we extract the nucleus of a cell?
« on: 21/09/2010 11:05:26 »
Is it even possible to extract the nucleus of the cell without causing any damage to it? Or affecting its movements? Please share your views with us. Thanks!
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How can we extract the nucleus of a cell?
« Reply #1 on: 01/10/2010 02:42:21 »

Animals are cloned by removing the nucleus from one of the animal's cells and moving it to a denucleated egg.  I've seen a video once where they just used a tiny, tiny, pipet and sucked the nucleus right out.

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/genetic/cloning2.htm