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Revista de Bioética y Derecho

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GARCIA MOYANO, Loreto María et al. Bioethical analysis of the generation of saviour sibling. Rev. Bioética y Derecho [online]. 2016, n.36, pp.55-65. ISSN 1886-5887.

The so-called saviour sibling are those babys that were conceive with the purpose to become in compatible donor to save a sibling with immune congenital diseases through the identification of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA). In this entire new frame has born an ethical debate about the use of these techniques. This study tries to analyze the main bioethical question that this new situation provokes.

Keywords : bioethical; saviour sibling; human leukocyte antigen; analysis.

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