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The single cell formed immediately after fertilisation, once the genetic information of the egg and sperm have fused.

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Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development: a birds' eye perspective 5 July 2021 Comment
The question of embryohood 4 May 2021 Comment
The entelechy test: embryos and simbryos 29 March 2021 Comment
Genomes of identical twins start to diverge in the womb 11 January 2021 News
Protein from a mother's egg stays in the developing embryo 30 November 2020 News
Why single embryo transfers in IVF sometimes result in twins 15 October 2018 News
New structure found in sperm may help understand infertility 18 June 2018 News
First genome editing of human embryos by UK scientists 25 September 2017 News
Mitochondrial replacement therapies in Mexico and the USA - and the FDA 29 August 2017 Comment
Stem cells reprogrammed to resemble fertilised eggs 23 January 2017 News
Book Review: GMO Sapiens - The Life-Changing Science of Designer Babies 30 August 2016 Review
Mitochondrial donation case study finally published after 13 years 22 August 2016 News
Culturing a human embryo for 14 days – what have we learned? 16 May 2016 Comment
Gene editing of human embryos – more ethical questions to answer 11 May 2015 Comment
Event Review: It's All in the Genes - Medical Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 28 May 2013 Review
Preventing transmission of mitochondrial DNA disease: new developments 19 November 2012 Comment
Moving pinboard boosts IVF success 1 August 2011 News
Transferring single embryos: Education ain't enough 23 May 2011 Comment
First major study of comprehensive genetic screening technique 25 October 2010 News
Ohio senate bill proposes 'hybrid' ban 7 June 2010 News
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