amount of material and the short period available for preimplantation diagnosis.

4-5. ART procedures have been minimally regulated in the United States, and the lack of regulation has resulted in a shortage of data pertaining to experimental ART procedures and the number of eggs obtained, embryos donated for research, and the studies for which they were used.

4-6. Certification of clinics could allow greater control over any new ART procedures. The United Kingdom might be a model for certifying ART clinics, although the terms of the legislation would have to be adapted to the US federal style of government.


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