03 Jul '12, 5pm

U.S. Researchers Create 30 Genetically Modified Human Babies

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page . US fertility researchers from the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science of Saint Barnabas in New Jersey have created 30 healthy babies who have been genetically altered. It has been confirmed that two of these children have the DNA of three parents. The babies were created when women were treated for infertility by Professor Jacques Cohen and his team. Their eggs had defects in tiny structures in their egg cells called mitochondria. They had mitochondria from donor eggs inserted into these eggs, as well as DNA from sperm cells. The mitochondria contain DNA and therefore have carried the donor DNA into the egg. The babies will now pass on this genetic change to their children down the maternal line when they reproduce. Professor Cohen is regarded as a controversial but brillia...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25769.cfm

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