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  • adjective of a person Having three genetic parents; that is, having been produced by a process in which the nucleus of one egg is inserted into the cytoplasm of another egg, which contains mitochondrial DNA, and then the hybrid egg is fertilized by a sperm.

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  • Print Three-parent IVF needs more research, review says More research is needed into a controversial fertility treatment, known as three-parent IVF, before it can be considered safe for clinical use, a review has concluded.

    BBC News - Home

  • From synthetic life and three-parent embryos to the possibility of a new human ancestor and a habitable exoplanet, here are the breakthroughs that made us shout "Science!" the loudest this year.

    Gizmodo

  • The "three-parent IVF" technique pioneered at Newcastle University involves the transfer of human genetic material between two fertilised eggs.

    BBC News - Home

  • From synthetic life and three-parent embryos to the possibility of a new human ancestor and a habitable exoplanet, here are the breakthroughs that made us shout "Science!" the loudest this year.

    Gizmodo

  • From synthetic life and three-parent embryos to the possibility of a new human ancestor and a habitable exoplanet, here are the breakthroughs that made us shout "Science!" the loudest this year.

    Gizmodo

  • "No matter how small the contribution from the egg of the donor woman, the fact remains that an attempt is being made to create a three-parent child," she said.

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  • "No matter how small the contribution from the egg of the donor woman, the fact remains that an attempt is being made to create a three-parent child," she said.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • From synthetic life and three-parent embryos to the possibility of a new human ancestor and a habitable exoplanet, here are the breakthroughs that made us shout "Science!" the loudest this year.

    Gizmodo

  • "No matter how small the contribution from the egg of the donor woman, the fact remains that an attempt is being made to create a three-parent child," she said.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • "No matter how small the contribution from the egg of the donor woman, the fact remains that an attempt is being made to create a three-parent child," she said.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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