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Gene technology

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Department of Health | Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology

The Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology was previously known as the Gene Technology Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council). The then Ministerial Council was established by the intergovernmental Gene Technology Agreement 2001, to govern the activities of theGene Technology Regulator

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Gene Technology Standing Committee

The Gene Technology Standing Committee provides high level support to the Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology (GT Forum). The GT Forum was previously known as Gene Technology Ministerial Council.

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The Gene Technology Agreement

The Gene Technology Agreement (GTA) is an inter-governmental agreement which sets out the understanding between Commonwealth, State and Territory governments regarding the establishment of a nationally consistent regulatory system for gene technology.

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Food - genetically modified (GM) - Better Health Channel

Some foods include ingredients that have been genetically modified (GM), or are made using ingredients derived from GM organisms.

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Haemophilia - carrying the gene - Haemophilia Foundation Australia

Information on carrying the altered gene causing haemophilia for women. This answers questions such as can females have haemophilia; what the symptoms are; how to manage bleeding problems; pregnancy and childbirth; and tips from other women who carry the gene.

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Cytogenetics - Lab Tests Online AU

Introduction to a series of articles developed to provide a behind the scenes look at clinical laboratories.

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The future - Lab Tests Online AU

Introduction to a series of articles developed to provide a behind the scenes look at clinical laboratories.

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Haemoglobin Variants - Lab Tests Online AU

Haemoglobin is a molecule made up of two parts, an iron containing portion called haem and four amino acid chains that form the globin portion

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Genetic testing - Cancer Council Australia

If you have a strong history of cancer in the family, genetic testing can be used to determine if you have the faulty gene. Find out more here.

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Supplements For Healthy Sperm | myVMC

Healthy males produce millions of sperm each day and only a few of these ever go on to fertilise an egg. Despite the abundance of sperm, conception can take up to a year for many couples with healthy gametes (sex cells - sperm in males and eggs in females). When sperm quality is reduced, for example sperm are immotile (cannot move properly) or abnormally shaped (which may impair their ability to penetrate the shell of an egg) conception may take considerably longer or only be achieved with assisted reproduction technologies.

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