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Should mitochondrial donation be anonymous? / Appleby, John B.

In: Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol. 43, No. 2, 13.03.2018, p. 261-280.

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Appleby, JB 2018, 'Should mitochondrial donation be anonymous?', Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 261-280. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmp/jhx022

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Appleby, J. B. (2018). Should mitochondrial donation be anonymous? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 43(2), 261-280. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmp/jhx022

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Appleby JB. Should mitochondrial donation be anonymous? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2018 Mar 13;43(2):261-280. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmp/jhx022

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Appleby, John B. / Should mitochondrial donation be anonymous?. In: Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2018 ; Vol. 43, No. 2. pp. 261-280.

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abstract = "Currently in the United Kingdom, anyone donating gametes has the status of an open-identity donor. This means that, at the age of 18, persons conceived with gametes donated since April 1, 2005 have a right to access certain pieces of identifying information about their donor. However, in early 2015, the UK Parliament approved new regulations that make mitochondrial donors anonymous. Both mitochondrial donation and gamete donation are similar in the basic sense that they involve the contribution of gamete materials to create future persons. Given this similarity, this paper presumes that both types of donor should be treated the same and made open-identity under the law, unless there is a convincing argument for treating them differently. I argue that none of the existing arguments that have been made so far in favor of mitochondrial donor anonymity are convincing and mitochondrial donors should therefore be treated as open-identity donors under UK law.",
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