Human Genome Editing and Ethical Considerations

Kanchan, Tanuj and Singh, Bahadur (2015) Human Genome Editing and Ethical Considerations. Science and Engineering Ethics. pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

Editing human germline genes may act as boon in some genetic and other disorders. Recent editing of the genome of the human embryo with the CRISPR/Cas9 editing tool generated a debate amongst top scientists of the world for the ethical considerations regarding its effect on the future generations. It needs to be seen as to what transformation human gene editing brings to humankind in the times to come.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human genome. CRISPR/Cas9 editing tool. Ethical concerns
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2015 11:10
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2015 11:10
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144569

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