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Beyond the 'embryo question': human embryonic stem cell ethics in the context of biomaterial donation in the UK.

Abstract:

Discussion about the ethics of human embryonic stem cell (ESC) research in the UK tends to be dominated by the divisive and potentially intractable issue of the moral status of the embryo. This can have the effect of silencing or marginalizing other concerns, especially in the context of public engagement with science in this field. One such area of potential public concern is the donation of oocytes and embryos to stem cell research. Contemporary research on the views of donors and potential...

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10.1016/j.rbmo.2010.10.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Reproductive biomedicine online
Volume:
21
Issue:
7
Pages:
868-874
Publication date:
2010-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-6491
ISSN:
1472-6483
URN:
uuid:00ebc7a1-7e29-474c-b769-7063a9f05108
Source identifiers:
367579
Local pid:
pubs:367579

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