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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). It is a result of work done by the Panel on Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Cloning, a joint panel of the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP) and the Board on Life Sciences (BLS). The members of the panel responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.

COSEPUP is a joint committee of NAS, NAE, and IOM. It includes members of the councils of all three bodies. For more information on COSEPUP, see www.nationalacademies.org/cosepup.

The Board on Life Sciences (BLS) is a unit under the Division on Earth and Life Studies of the National Research Council. For more information on BLS, see www.nationalacademies.org/bls.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Scientific and medical aspects of human reproductive cloning / Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-07637-4

1. Human cloning. 2. Human reproductive technology. 3. Cloning. I. Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.)

RG133.5 .S385 2002

612.6—dc21

2002001567

Funding: The development of this report was supported by the National Research Council.

Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning is available from the
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