TITLE

Australia embraces cloning research

AUTHOR(S)
Grose, Simon
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Jan2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a bill was passed by the Australian government approving of issue of licenses to undertake therapeutic cloning research. The bills passed by the Australia's House of Representatives favor legalization of human embryo creation by somatic cell nuclear transfer and the embryonic stem cell harvesting for research purposes. The bill regulates mandatory licenses for therapeutic cloning and imposes severe penalties on companies undertaking research without licenses.
ACCESSION #
23625808

 

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