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Table 5 Mentions, rejections and endorsements of reasons concerning chimera creation (Category A)

From: Ethical arguments concerning human-animal chimera research: a systematic review

Reasons Concerning Chimera Creation (Category A)
A.1: Animals might be mistreated
A.1.i: General animal welfare may be infringedMention [9, 14, 22, 26, 49, 54, 59, 65, 80, 89]
Reject [76, 79]
Endorse [37]
A.1.ii: Special protection of higher animals such as primates may be infringedMention [22, 26, 46]
Reject [2]
Endorse [37, 42]
A.2: Human beings/human material might be mistreated/misused
A.2.i: Human embryo protection may be neglectedMention [12, 14, 24, 26, 44, 49, 59, 64, 65, 79, 89]
Reject [9, 66, 76]
Endorse [63, 92]
A.2.ii: Undue forms of human egg donation may occurMention [12, 14, 24, 54, 65]
Reject [30, 44, 64, 66, 82]
Endorse [22]
A.2.iii: Other human biological material may be used improperlyMention [54, 59]
Reject [9, 66, 67, 76]
Endorse [89]