In Britain, approved the conception of the three parents

В Британии одобрили зачатие от трех родителей

The British regulator has approved the birth of children from three parents

The first such baby could be born at the end of 2017.

The British Department for embryology and artificial insemination (HFEA) approved the birth of children from one man and two women.

The first such baby could be born at the end of 2017. Buduet HFEA to grant licenses to clinics and patients of such procedures.

Using the DNA of three people to prevent the birth of children with incurable mitochondrial diseases.

Mitochondrial disease – violation of the functions of the brain, muscular dystrophy, heart defects, blindness, and others are caused by defects in the mitochondria (part of a cell structure which responds to the supply of energy to cells) in mother cells.

Sometimes these diseases result to death. Mitochondrial disease is found in one of the 4.3 million children.

A revolutionary way tripartite in vitro fertilization (IVF) was developed at the University of Newcastle.

В Британии одобрили зачатие от трех родителей

 

During the trilateral ECO mitochondria taken from a healthy female donor. Because the mitochondria has its own DNA, it turns out that the child will result in the DNA of three parents.

Mitochondria DNA does not affect appearance and other characteristics of unborn babies, scientists say, so the child will resemble their parents.

В Британии одобрили зачатие от трех родителей

 

This technology has and opponents – in particular, representatives of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches. They consider the tripartite ECO unethical and unsafe procedure.

Human rights activists opposed to genetic changes, fear that the tripartite ECO will create a so-called “designer children”. In their opinion, such a procedure will allow parents to “manage” the child’s physical appearance – for example, match the color of the eyes, skin.

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