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Submission + - U.K. Government Proposes Rules to Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos' (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: The U.K. government today issued proposed regulations that would allow researchers to try a new and controversial in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure in patients. The technique could allow women who are carriers of mitochondrial disease to have healthy, genetically related children. But it also transfers DNA from one egg or embryo into another, a form of genetic alteration that could be passed on to future generations. Altering the genes of human egg cells or embryos in IVF procedures is now forbidden in the United Kingdom.
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U.K. Government Proposes Rules to Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos'

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