Chapter 13. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Embryo Selection

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. Bonnie Steinbock

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch13

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Steinbock, B. (2008) Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Embryo Selection, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423

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Keywords:

  • preimplantation;
  • hybridization;
  • blastocyst stage;
  • prenatal diagnosis;
  • autonomy

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Better Alternative Than Abortion?

  • The Morality of Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Prenatal Genetic Testing as Prevention

  • The Line-drawing Question

  • Conclusion

  • Note