Ethics Report on Interspecies Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Research

Loane Skene, Giuseppe Testa, Insoo Hyun*, Kyu Won Jung, Angela McNab, John Robertson, Christopher T T. Scott, Jan Helge Solbakk, Patrick Taylor, Laurie Zoloth

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This report considers whether research involving the creation of human-animal interspecies somatic cell nuclear transfer (iSCNT) embryos raises new ethical issues, and if so, whether it requires additional or special criteria and oversight distinct from research on human-animal chimeras.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-30
Number of pages4
JournalCell stem cell
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology


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