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Embryo biopsy lab

Alan Handyside

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Lab where embryo biopsy is carried out. A single cell from a cleavage stage human embryo is removed and used for genetic analysis. Meanwhile the embryo remains in culture until the results are known and unaffected embryos can be implanted into the uterus of the mother.

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