French ethics law revised

Louët, Sabine
January 2001
Nature Biotechnology;Jan2001, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
Reports that French government has proposed changes to its 1994 Bioethics law to allow research on human embryos and facilitate the development of therapies from work from embryonic stem cells (ESC). Provision to derive stem cells from embryos leftover from in vitro fertilization procedures; Use of nuclear transfer technology to develop therapeutic applications from ESC; Prohibition of reproductive cloning.


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