Prenatal sex determination and selection.

  title={Prenatal sex determination and selection.},
  author={Asher Shushan and Joseph G. Schenker},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={8 10},
The advent of the polymerase chain reaction technique has revolutionized the science of prenatal diagnosis including sex selection. The technique is now available to identify the sex of human preimplantation embryos after in-vitro fertilization or to determine the sex of a fetus by non-invasive methods. Where medical indication exists, selected female embryos can be transferred to the uterus and thus prevent unnecessary termination of an established pregnancy. However, these methods might be… CONTINUE READING

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