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Exclusive: Mexico Clinic Plans 20 ‘Three-Parent’ Babies in 2017

The idea is that the technique, called mitochondrial replacement, avoids harmful mitochondrial mutations passing from the mother to her children. It works by removing the nucleus from a mother’s egg and inserting it into a donor egg, which has its own nucleus removed. The egg is then fertilised with the father’s sperm

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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