The perceived need for part-human materials – considered to be biological materials containing human genetic material for the purposes of this paper – is at least twofold. First, given the continued shortage of human organs and other human biological materials suitable for transplantation, thousands of persons will suffer illness and death each year.
Gregory R. Hagen & Sébastien A. Gittens,
Patenting Part-Human Chimeras, Transgenics And Stem Cells For Transplantation In The United States, Canada, And Europe,
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