Genetic Crime. Definition

Medical Definition: Genetic Crime

The new penal code in Spain takes offense manipulating human genes to alter the genotype for purposes other than the elimination of defects or serious illnesses (art. 159). It also punishes the fertilization of human eggs for purposes other than procreation, the creation of identical human beings by cloning led to the selection of the race (art. 161) and assisted reproduction to a woman without her consent (art. 161) .

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