Potential of Research on Human Embryos

  • R. G. Edwards


I will speak briefly today in the importance of studies on early human embryos to improve current methods of clinical treatment. These treatments will cover the origin of chromosome anomalies, and some new departures which may be of interest, and perhaps of great signficance, in the treatment of certain human disorders.


Human Embryo Zona Pellucida Meiotic Division Female Embryo Human Blastocyst 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Edwards
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  1. 1.Physiological LaboratoryCambridge University and Bourn HallCambridgeUK

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