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UK government approves limited cloning of human embryos

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 02 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:527
  1. Akil Fazal
  1. BMJ

    Medical professionals should be allowed to carry out a limited form of human cloning, an expert panel told the UK government last month.

    A final decision on the issue will be left to a free vote of MPs, but the government has endorsed the recommendations put forward by the chief medical officer's expert group on therapeutic cloning.

    Proposals put forward by …

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