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Panel Recommends End To Japan Ban On Embryonic Research

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

A panel of experts assembled by a pair of Japan's ministries has recommended the government lift a ban on using human eggs for biotechnology research. The two departments now plan to draft a set of guidelines that would govern such research. Japan's Council for Science and Technology Policy adopted the ban in 2004, allowing use of the eggs only for research into infertility treatment. The new recommendation would require institutions to apply for government permission for research with the eggs. (Click here for more



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