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Reproductive Choice

  1. John Harris

Published Online: 15 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005595



How to Cite

Harris, J. 2007. Reproductive Choice. eLS. .

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  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2007


Assisted reproductive technologies, including preimplantation genetic diagnosis, may be used to influence nonmedical traits. When may this be appropriate? What potential problems are there with such applications of the technology?


  • reproductive choice;
  • medical technology;
  • liberty;
  • preimplantation genetic diagnosis