2018-10-10 06:24:50 UTC
Draft guidelines permit gene-editing tools for research into early
Japan has issued draft guidelines that allow the use of gene-editing
tools in human embryos. The proposal was released by an expert panel
representing the countrys health and science ministries on 28
Although the country regulates the use of human embryos for research,
there have been no specific guidelines on using tools such as
CRISPRCas9 to make precise modifications in their DNA until now."