The Meiotic Spindle Transfer Technique from the Legal Perspective in the Republic Argentina

Florencia Marina Daud,

Published on: 2022-08-10


Spindle transfer makes it possible to avoid diseases of mitochondrial inheritance. The art. 57 of the Civil and Commercial Code, which uses a broad wording so as not to become obsolete, would point the prohibition to the manipulation of embryos in search of certain improvements, but not to those practices that have a therapeutic purpose. However, it is necessary to rethink the limits of the prohibition and the reasonableness of this treatment.

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