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Genetics

08 July 2011

Germany approves genetic testing

Germany's parliament agreed on whether to allow the limited use of genetic testing of human embryos, from which a cell or two are extracted, to test for genetic disorders.

Germany's parliament agreed in a conscience vote to allow the limited use of genetic testing of human embryos.

Existing German law did not fully regulate PGD and the German high court ruled that parliament should take up the issue with respect to serious genetic defects.

 

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