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The Resource GMO sapiens : the life-changing science of designer babies, Paul Knoepfler, University of California, Davis

GMO sapiens : the life-changing science of designer babies, Paul Knoepfler, University of California, Davis

Label
GMO sapiens : the life-changing science of designer babies
Title
GMO sapiens
Title remainder
the life-changing science of designer babies
Statement of responsibility
Paul Knoepfler, University of California, Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book takes a fresh look at the cutting-edge biotech discoveries that have made genetically modified people possible
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Knoepfler, Paul
Dewey number
576.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH442
LC item number
.K66 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 B-839
  • QH 442.6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human genetics
  • Human cloning
  • Transgenic organisms
  • Cloning
  • Genetic engineering
  • Organisms, Genetically Modified
  • Humans
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Cloning, Organism
  • Cloning
  • Genetic engineering
  • Human cloning
  • Human genetics
  • Transgenic organisms
  • Gentechnologie
  • Bioethik
  • Designerbaby
Label
GMO sapiens : the life-changing science of designer babies, Paul Knoepfler, University of California, Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. An introduction to playing God -- Genetically modified (GM) human embryos -- IVF meets GMO -- CRISPR-Cas9 -- GMO genesis -- The stem cell and cloning connections -- 2. The birth and explosive growth of GMOs -- GM pets and novelties -- Defining human genetic modification -- Gene therapy -- 3. Human cloning -- Cloning culture -- Phony cloning -- Cloning myths -- Politics of cloning -- De-extinction : resurrecting the extinct -- 4. Messing with mother nature : the first GMO sapiens -- IVF -- Monkeying around with primate eggs and genomes -- Three-person IVF -- 5. Build-a-baby better via genetics -- The genesis of human genetic testing -- Genetics dating and mating service -- Changing the genetic equation via designer babies? -- Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) -- CRISPR versus PGD -- Sex selection -- Savior siblings -- Human GMO economics -- OvaScience -- Mitogenome therapeutics -- Genetics and human choices -- Genetic tourism -- Designer babies -- 6. DIY guide to creating GMO sapiens -- CRISPR as a laboratory tool -- Genetic modifications -- Potential role for stem cells -- 7. Eugenics and transhumanism -- Eugenics takes root in California -- IVF and eugenics -- Transhumanism : getting from point ACGT to H+ -- George Church, genetics pioneer and transhumanist -- Forced genetic change : gene drive, and weapons -- 8. Cultural views on human genetic modification -- Public perceptions of human modification -- American views on creating GM humans -- Global views on human genetic modification -- Frankenstein revisited -- The Brothers Huxley -- GATTACA -- DNA dreams and reality -- Orphan Black -- An artist's view of human cloning -- Genetic discrimination or celebrity -- Gender issues in human modification -- 9. GMO sapiens today and tomorrow -- Gene-edited human embryos -- Stanford Law meeting on human genetic modification -- George Church on human genetic modification -- Oxford ethicists -- The future of human genetic modification
Control code
ocn916261053
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 266 pages
Isbn
9789814667005
Lccn
2015029803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o916261053
  • (OCoLC)916261053
Label
GMO sapiens : the life-changing science of designer babies, Paul Knoepfler, University of California, Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. An introduction to playing God -- Genetically modified (GM) human embryos -- IVF meets GMO -- CRISPR-Cas9 -- GMO genesis -- The stem cell and cloning connections -- 2. The birth and explosive growth of GMOs -- GM pets and novelties -- Defining human genetic modification -- Gene therapy -- 3. Human cloning -- Cloning culture -- Phony cloning -- Cloning myths -- Politics of cloning -- De-extinction : resurrecting the extinct -- 4. Messing with mother nature : the first GMO sapiens -- IVF -- Monkeying around with primate eggs and genomes -- Three-person IVF -- 5. Build-a-baby better via genetics -- The genesis of human genetic testing -- Genetics dating and mating service -- Changing the genetic equation via designer babies? -- Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) -- CRISPR versus PGD -- Sex selection -- Savior siblings -- Human GMO economics -- OvaScience -- Mitogenome therapeutics -- Genetics and human choices -- Genetic tourism -- Designer babies -- 6. DIY guide to creating GMO sapiens -- CRISPR as a laboratory tool -- Genetic modifications -- Potential role for stem cells -- 7. Eugenics and transhumanism -- Eugenics takes root in California -- IVF and eugenics -- Transhumanism : getting from point ACGT to H+ -- George Church, genetics pioneer and transhumanist -- Forced genetic change : gene drive, and weapons -- 8. Cultural views on human genetic modification -- Public perceptions of human modification -- American views on creating GM humans -- Global views on human genetic modification -- Frankenstein revisited -- The Brothers Huxley -- GATTACA -- DNA dreams and reality -- Orphan Black -- An artist's view of human cloning -- Genetic discrimination or celebrity -- Gender issues in human modification -- 9. GMO sapiens today and tomorrow -- Gene-edited human embryos -- Stanford Law meeting on human genetic modification -- George Church on human genetic modification -- Oxford ethicists -- The future of human genetic modification
Control code
ocn916261053
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 266 pages
Isbn
9789814667005
Lccn
2015029803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o916261053
  • (OCoLC)916261053

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