TITLE

French ethics law revised

AUTHOR(S)
Louët, Sabine
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Nature Biotechnology;Jan2001, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
8830682

 

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