Gene therapy Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (11)

3,065 words, approx. 11 pages
Gene Therapy Gene therapy is a new and largely experimental branch of medicine that uses genetic material (DNA) to treat patients. Researchers hope one day to use this therapy to treat several differe... Read more
1,645 words, approx. 6 pages
Gene Therapy: Ethical Issues Gene therapy introduces or alters genetic material to compensate for a genetic mistake that causes disease. It is hoped that gene therapy can treat or cure diseases for wh... Read more
1,363 words, approx. 5 pages
Gene Therapy Gene therapy is the name applied to the treatment of inherited diseases by corrective genetic engineering of the dysfunctional genes. It is part of a broader field called genetic medicine... Read more
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Gene Therapy A cell is regarded as the basic unit of life. Located in each cell is a set of 46 chromosomes, 23 of which we receive from the mother and 23 from the father at conception. These chromosom... Read more
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Gene Targeting, Therapeutic Strategies More than 2,000 inherited disorders are known today, with up 15% of newborn infants presenting some genetic disorder that may cause disease or impairment at some... Read more
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Gene Therapy Gene therapy is the name applied to the treatment of inherited diseases by corrective genetic engineering of the dysfunctional genes. It is part of a broader field called genetic medicine... Read more
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Gene Therapy Gene therapy is the use of genes engineered for treating disease. The first human gene therapy was approved for clinical trial in the United States in May 1989. Because this powerful tech... Read more
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Gene Therapy Gene therapy is the use of genes engineered for treating disease. The first human gene therapy was approved for clinical trial in the United States in May 1989. Because this powerful tech... Read more
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Gene Therapy Gene therapies (gene transfer technology) involve one or more experimental techniques for correcting or altering genes, including defective genes associated with physiological or psycholo... Read more
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Alexandra Fyodorovna was czarina, or empress, of Russia, and the wealth and power of a huge country was hers to command. All she wanted, however, was to make her child well. Every time he had the slig... Read more
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Gene therapy is based on the concept that genetic disorders and acquired diseases can be treated by replacing abnormal or absent genes or by modifying their functions. Inherited disorders such as cyst... Read more
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