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On gene editing and its uses: the views of the public

Abstract:

Rapid advances in genome editing, including CRISPR-Cas9 endonucleases, and their potential application in medicine and enhancement have been hotly debated by scientists and ethicists. Although a veto on germ line gene editing has been proposed1, the use of gene editing on human cells in the clinical context remains controversial, particularly for interventions aimed at enhancement2. In a report on human genome editing the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) note that “important questions ra...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/nbt.3958

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Gaskell, G More by this author
Allansdottir, A More by this author
da Cunha, RV More by this author
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Biotechnology Journal website
Volume:
35
Pages:
1021–1023
Publication date:
2017-11-09
Acceptance date:
2017-09-15
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EISSN:
1546-1696
ISSN:
1087-0156
Pubs id:
pubs:738331
URN:
uri:1173d669-823d-48d8-9e88-6b2802c72642
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uuid:1173d669-823d-48d8-9e88-6b2802c72642
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pubs:738331

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