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FDA Considers Three-Way Babies

The agency is soliciting opinions on a new technology that has the potential to circumvent mitochondrial diseases by producing embryos using DNA from three people.

By | February 26, 2014

Sperm is injected into an oocyte in IVFWIKIMEDIA, EKEMThe US Food and Drug Administration’s Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee is conducting a public hearing to determine the fate of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology that could potentially combine DNA from three people to make babies with a reduced risk of developing mitochondrial diseases. The hearing could pave the way for the technology, called oocyte modification, to be tested in clinical trials soon, even if the committee doesn’t advocate for such trials explicitly. “Our job will be purely to air the issue and bring it out into the open,” Evan Snyder, chair of the committee and director of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Program at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla, California, told Scientific American. “We’re not going to come out at the end of the meeting and say we are advocating for clinical trials or any particular technique. This is educational,” he said.

Oocyte modification, which involves transferring nuclear DNA from an egg cell of a woman with mitochondrial defects into the egg cell of an IVF donor egg with normal mtDNA, has already been used in monkeys and human embryos. Some critics have raised ethical and logistical issues regarding the technique, but others stress the importance of pressing on in order to address mitochondrial diseases, which occur in about one in every 5,000 live births.

“What the FDA needs to think about is that this isn’t a procedure to repair mitochondrial disease,” Vamsi Mootha, a systems biologist at Harvard Medical School who studies mitochondrial disorders, told Bloomberg News. “It’s designed to prevent disease. It’s designed to offer a woman who’s a carrier for disease more options.”

The FDA committee will conclude its hearing on oocyte modification today (February 26).

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Avatar of: Alexandru

Alexandru

Posts: 66

March 20, 2014

Of course "three-way-babies" will be a problem for wedding, but I suppose that the big problem for IVF it is not "third brothers" (so called mitocondrial brothers) caused by maternal mitochondria transplant and oocyte modification.

In my opinion, based on observations and reality facts (existence of paternal mitochondria at the puberty only in the sperm of naturally born boys and not in vitro made), is paternal mitochondria elimination that cause cutting the wireless communication with "FATHER" (Paul, Hebrews 4.12), previously announced by Haitian religion - "suggesting that IVF schizo-genesis may account for some of the psychological aspects of zombification" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zombie).

The biological wireless communication it is a real fact for every living creature and it is not schizophrenia or other mental illness. When electronic speciality meets medicine, the result is "Mitochondrial Adam DNA data transmissions theory - ISBN 978-606-92107-1-0".

Abstract: Brain and soul storming - The necessary and sufficient processes to a well function of the human body are meticulous arranged by specific organizational cells, so called process bio-managers, using inter-conditioned procedures, transmitted through three ways of communication: chemical or “protein channel”, electrical or “ion channel” and mitochondrial or “Electro Magnetic Field wireless channel”. The third type is out of the visible and measurable spectrum and raises a new challenge to the scientist. For this type of bio communication, we bring a new theoretical hypothesis, based on the managerial multidisciplinary analysis of a cybernetic model proposed by us, by simulating the human body function with the virtual computerized system based on the management of its total knowledge and its perfect quality way of function. The main bricks used for this virtual construction are: the brain, as main bio-processor, and Eve mtDNA and Adam mtDNA, as bio-antennas. We call this assembly of the total knowledge, build with brain reasoning, biological feeling, and unlimited spirit feeling, Main Decision Triangle: reason IQ- feeling EQ-conformance of harmony CQ. The main principle of the management of the total knowledge imposes us to not neglect the information produced by man during the time, even if it seems creasy at the beginning (see brainstorming definition). Because in the natural fertilisation the spermatozoids are naturally equipped with the paternal mtDNA (it looks like reflex klystron power amplifier, a veritable main bio-GPS), we consider that the paternal mitochondria DNA have a very important role in the evolution of the human being life quality and we have developed a new hypothesis, "Adam mtDNA theory", in addition to "Eve mtDNA theory". (Keywords: brain, mitochondria, maternal, paternal)

 

When the geneticists will understand the Adam mtDNA inheritance purpose they will very well understand the spermatogenesis, oogenesis, the infertility, the cardiac rhythm and heart maladies, the autism, the immunity and bleeding disorder in an unusual blood component produced in sternum's marrow, stem cells misorientation after 40 days from implant, the genesis insemination process ("And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and hers; hers will crush your head, and your will strike his heel." - Genesis 3.15) and the information's purpose wireless transmitted through unseen bio-magnetic fields (Electromagnetic fields and radiations, Human bio effects and safety - Riadh W. Y. Habash  *Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2007* & Learning Management System Control *LMSC* algorithm, used in satellite communication)

 

Please, make experiment on animals not on human beings !!!

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