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Human genetics : readings on the implications of genetic engineering / [compiled by] Thomas R. Mertens.

New York : Wiley, [1975] .
ISBN 0471596280, 9780471596288

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Subjects Genetic Engineering -- Collected Works.
Genetic engineering -- Social aspects.
Genetics, Medical -- Collected Works.
Human genetics -- Social aspects.
Social Problems -- Collected Works.
Description viii, 310 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes Bibliography: p. 309-310.
Contents Genetic engineering portends a grave new world / Caryl Rivers -- Human genetics / Kurt Hirschhorn -- Human chromosome abnormalities as related to physical and mental dysfunction / John H. Heller -- Getting down to business in genetics : research, diagnosis, treatment / Paul T. Libassi -- Prospects for genetic intervention in man / Bernard D. Davis -- Genetic engineering and the amelioration of genetic defect / Joshua Lederberg -- Genetic manipulation and man / Darrell S. English -- Biochemical and chromosomal defects yield to prenatal diagnosis / Paul T. Libassi -- Role of amniocentesis in the intrauterine detection of genetic disorders / H. L. Nader and A. B. Gerbie -- Human evolution by voluntary choice of germ plasm / H. J. Muller -- Induction of an enzyme in genetically deficient rats after grafting of normal liver / A. B. Mukherjee and Joseph Krasner -- Correction of a genetic defect in a mammalian cell / A. G. Schwartz, P. R. Cook, and Henry Harris -- Molecular biology : gene insertion into mammalian cells / Daniel Rabovsky -- Gene therapy for human genetic disease? / Theodore Friedmann and Richard Roblin -- Embryology : out of the womb--into the test tube / Jean L. Marx -- Science and ethics / Richard C. Lewontin -- Anxiety about genetic engineering / Philip H. Abelson -- Reservations concerning gene therapy / M. S. Fox and J. W. Littlefield -- Who will be the decision-makers? / Eugene Rabinowitch -- Genetic counseling / Margery W. Shaw -- Ethical perspectives in the use of genetic knowledge / W. G. Peter, III -- Ethical and social issues in screening for genetic disease / Marc Lappe et al -- Social aspects of applied human genetics / James R. Sorenson -- Genetic engineering / J. V. Tunney and M. E. Levine -- Moral and legal decisions in reproductive and genetic engineering / Werner G. Heim -- Genetic manipulation : temporary embargo proposed on research / Nicholas Wade -- Brave new world? / Arno G. Motulsky.
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