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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2023 Vol.24 No.12 P.1093-1105


Ethical and legal implications of gene editing in plant breeding: a systematic literature review

Author(s):  Siti Hafsyah IDRIS, Nurzatil Sharleeza MAT JALALUDDIN, Lee Wei CHANG

Affiliation(s):  Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Jalan Sarjana 1/2, Shah Alam 40450, Selangor, Malaysia; more

Corresponding email(s):   nurzatil@um.edu.my

Key Words:  Systematic literature review, Gene editing, Plant breeding, Ethical and legal issues, Consequentialism, Virtue ethics principles

Siti Hafsyah IDRIS, Nurzatil Sharleeza MAT JALALUDDIN, Lee Wei CHANG. Ethical and legal implications of gene editing in plant breeding: a systematic literature review[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2023, 24(12): 1093-1105.

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Biotechnology policies and regulations must be revised and updated to reflect the most recent advances in plant-breeding technology. New plant breeding Techniques (NPBT) such as gene editing have been applied to address the myriad of challenges in plant breeding, while the use of NPBT as emerging biotechnological tools raises legal and ethical concerns. This study aims to highlight how gene editing is operationalized in the existing literature and examine the critical issues of ethical and legal issues of gene editing for plant breeding. We carried out a systematic literature review (SLR) to provide the current states of ethical and legal discourses surrounding this topic. We also identified critical research priority areas and policy gaps that must be addressed when designing the future governance of gene editing in plant breeding.


Siti Hafsyah IDRIS1,Nurzatil Sharleeza MAT JALALUDDIN2,Lee Wei CHANG(曾立纬)3


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