In Greece a boy was born, who from three biological parents. Fortunately, he is healthy and weighs 2.9 kg, reports ONLINE.UA with reference to the BBC.
According to media reports, the doctor asked the 32-year-old woman, who was unable to get pregnant as a result of four ECO. A team of Greek and Spanish scientists from the company Embryotools used a technique called cytoplasmic substitutions to help her.
“The egg of the mother, except for the sperm of the father, transferred the cytoplasm from a donor egg of another woman. The embryo received from her mitochondria – the cellular structures responsible for energy production”, – stated in the message.
It is noted that this technique was developed by American scientists, to help families with mitochondrial genetic diseases. In Embryotools tell that now ready to implant eight embryos.