Lecture 51

Lecture 51 - India would abort female fetus in order to...

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Pre-Implantation genetic diagnosis and savior siblings Ble bleh talking about article—talking about diagnosis Engineered designed baby PGD selects one or more from a small number of options How much can we know from PGD? Chromosomal sex Aneuploidy – too many or too few chromosomes Single-gene disorders People’s speculations Cancer risk Alzheimer’s risk Hair and eye color Athletic ability Sexual orientation Intelligence Before PGD – prenatal diagnosis Same thing as PGD but once found out only option is termination
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Unformatted text preview: India would abort female fetus in order to choose their sex Skewed sex rations such as 1:150???!? OMG deCode ftw!!!!! Golans class A huge database for genes William Kearns much more complex analysis but there was so much outcry, developed a technique for amplifying the DNA from a single-cell enabling pigmentation analysis to be done on the developing embryo Adam and Molly Nash savior sibling Basically stem cell therapy...
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course CAT CAT 3 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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