Editorial

Gene editing: Does it have a place in Africa?

A Dhai

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Is gene editing ‘blue sky’ research in the current African context, or does it have practical applications for use on the continent? And if so, what would the ethical, legal and social complexities be that need to be addressed proactively so as to prevent problems into the future? Globally, laboratory-based basic science research in gene editing is well underway, and clinical applications involving somatic gene editing are already in the early stages


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South African Journal of Bioethics and Law 2019;12(2):49. DOI:10.7196/SAJBL.2019.v12i2.00702

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Date submitted: 2019-12-17
Date published: 2019-12-17

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