Next-Gen Sequencing Child Born | GenomeWeb

A child has been born in the US after physicians and scientists used next-generation sequencing to select an embryo for in vitro fertilization.

This birth marks the first time that sequencing has been used to screen embryos for IVF, a process that generally sees only around 30 percent of the embryos that are selected actually successfully implant, likely due to chromosomal or genetic defects.

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