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1. General Term: IVF
IVF In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a reproductive technology in which an egg is removed from a woman, joined with a sperm cell from a man in a test tube (in vitro). The cells fuse to form single cell called a zygote , which then
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2. Stem Cell Topic: Question: Why is "Derivation" Important?
No. They should come from IVF clinics, where the original intent was to fertilize ova for implantation. U.S. government funds can be used "only if the cells were derived from early human embryos that were created for the purposes
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3. Stem Cell Topic: Question: Will Stem Cell Research Encourage an Increase in ...
use less than two dozen IVF embryos per year. The hope downstream is that laboratories could generate enough stem cells in culture to preclude constant demand for more and more tissue. In sum, stem cell research as presently understood should
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4. Genetics Topic: Democratizing Decision Making Relating to Biotechnology
companies to pay for IVF when intent is to avoid conceiving a child with a serious genetic disorder. Similar support for funding IVF with preimplantation genetic diagnosis/embryo selection drops to 23%. Strong opposition [85%] to
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5. Stem Cell Topic: Question: What's in the Petri Dish, Property or Person?
Is a fertilized ovum from an IVF clinic that has been borrowed in order to make a blastocyst a potential person; or is it merely a piece of property to be donated for destruction in medical research? If the blastocyst is a potential person
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6. Stem Cell Topic: Sources of Stem Cells and Guidelines for Use
of procuring eggs for IVF presents some risks to a woman’s health, many women attempt to produce as many eggs from one cycle as possible. Because eggs cannot be frozen but embryos can, persons using IVF usually aim to produce a group
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7. Stem Cell Topic: Question: is There a Potential Baby in Every Body Cell?
to harvest stem cells from IVF products or aborted fetuses, then it appears that our fears are over. Human dignity is no longer threatened, because potential babies will no longer lose their potential lives in laboratory procedures. After all,
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8. Genetics Topic: The Abortion Controversy Intensifies
in vitro fertilized (IVF ) eggs as early as the fourth cell division in order to identify so-called “defective” genes, such as the chromosomal structure of Down's syndrome . Prospective parents may soon be able to fertilize a
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9. Genetics Topic: Overcoming Preconception Relating to Assisted Reproductive T...
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF ) (GIFT/ZIFT) Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) Gamete /Embryo Cryopreservation (Banking) Egg Donation Preimplantation Embryo Genetic Diagnosis Sperm/Sex Selection Ovary/Follicle
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10. Stem Cell Topic: What are the New Discoveries?
in vitro fertilization (IVF ) not placed in a uterus--and cultured them to the blastocyst stage, about four to six days. At this point he removed the outer shell of the blastocyst, separated out the individual cells, and placed them on a
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