Cloning Mice and Men: Prohibiting the Use of iPS Cells for Human Reproductive Cloning

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Lo, Bernard; Parham, Lindsay; Alvarez-Buylla, Arturo; Cedars, Marcelle; Conklin, Bruce; Fisher, Susan; Gates, Elena; Giudice, Linda; Halme, Dina Gould; Hershon, William; Kriegstein, Arnold; Kwok, Pui-Yan; Wagner, Richard;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Cell Stem Cell,volume 6,issue 1,pages16-20 (issn: 1934-5909)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4035242, doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2009.12.004
  • Subject: Genetics | Cell Biology | Molecular Medicine | Article
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The use of iPSCs and tetraploid complementation for human reproductive cloning would raise profound ethical objections. Professional standards and laws that ban human reproductive cloning by somatic cell nuclear transfer should be revised to also forbid it by other meth... View more
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