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ERIC Number: EJ033461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Genetic Engineering and the Amelioration of Genetic Defect
Lederberg, Joshua
BioScience, 20, 24, 1307-1310, Dec '70
Discusses the claims for a brave new world of genetic manipulation" and concludes that if we could agree upon applying genetic (or any other effective) remedies to global problems we probably would need no rescourse to them. Suggests that effective methods of preventing genetic disease are prevention of mutations and detection and containment of DNA lesions introduced into the human gene pool. (AL)
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