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[Crispr-Cas9 Gene Editing Revolution and the Its Ethical and Legal Challenges].
Cuad Bioet. 2016 May-Aug; 27(90):223-39.CB

Abstract

After discovering the CRISPR-Cas9 as an extraordinary method for Gene editing it is necessary to reflect on the ethical, political and legal impact of this technology. This work pretends to offer a preliminary consideration of these problems. I do not pay attention to the potential of CRISPR-Cas9 in the fields of health or environment, nor to all the ethical, legal and political challenges it involves. I principally focus the attention on the possibility of using CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the human germ line. There are some rulings on this topic delivered by intergovernmental organizations. There also are some statements from the scientific community on the matter. They are important in order to know the reasons why they propose a moratorium on the use of CRISPR-Cas9 for human germ line editing. I begin the paper with a short explanation on how CRISPR-Cas9 works.

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Universitat de Valància España. vicente.bellver@uv.es.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

spa

PubMed ID

27637196

Citation

Bellver Capella, Vicente. "[Crispr-Cas9 Gene Editing Revolution and the Its Ethical and Legal Challenges]." Cuadernos De Bioetica : Revista Oficial De La Asociacion Espanola De Bioetica Y Etica Medica, vol. 27, no. 90, 2016, pp. 223-39.
Bellver Capella V. [Crispr-Cas9 Gene Editing Revolution and the Its Ethical and Legal Challenges]. Cuad Bioet. 2016;27(90):223-39.
Bellver Capella, V. (2016). [Crispr-Cas9 Gene Editing Revolution and the Its Ethical and Legal Challenges]. Cuadernos De Bioetica : Revista Oficial De La Asociacion Espanola De Bioetica Y Etica Medica, 27(90), 223-39.
Bellver Capella V. [Crispr-Cas9 Gene Editing Revolution and the Its Ethical and Legal Challenges]. Cuad Bioet. 2016 May-Aug;27(90):223-39. PubMed PMID: 27637196.
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