Journal of Economics and Social Sciences

Clone: different interpretations of the term
Zeremskaya Yu.A. 1, Yusubova Z.A. 1

1. Tomsk Polytechnic University


Nowadays the term clone is an interesting phenomenon for its study by different spheres of science medicine, biology, and even psychology (because of clones moral components). The paper is devoted to the development of the terms clone and cloning and special features of their usage in science and society from the beginning of their appearance up to now. The article presents different interpretations of the term clone, different scientific points of view on this phenomenon, and various opinions of foreign authors and research workers in medicine, botany and genetics. The article may be useful to a wide audience and to people, who are interested in cloning

Keywords: asexual reproduction, cloning, botany, genetics, clone