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Gene therapy

(Science: molecular biology) treatment of a disease caused by malfunction of a gene, by stably transfecting the cells of the organism with the normal gene.


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Gene targeting

what about gene therapy?

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by JackBean
Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:51 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gene targeting
Replies: 17
Views: 6017

How can an adenovirus gain the host cell's genetic info

in vivo so not through gene therapy.

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by TToe
Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:07 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How can an adenovirus gain the host cell's genetic info
Replies: 1
Views: 855

Re: mitochondrial DNA

... Here's the citation and link to the original paper: Towards germline gene therapy of inherited mitochondrial diseases. Tachibana M, Amato P, Sparman M, Woodward J, Sanchis ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:23 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 3
Views: 1804

Disease that target genes? Host affected or offspring only?

Viruses insert proviruses into cells. The provirus is the genetic code for that virus. This is how a virus can turn a cell into a virus ... DNA. This DNA tampering can even contribute to cancer. This is why gene therapy, which uses genetically engineered viruses to insert the missing gene, ...

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by wildfunguy
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:21 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Disease that target genes? Host affected or offspring only?
Replies: 2
Views: 3247

Stem cells/Gene therapy and Testosterone Enhancement

Hi, I was wondering what future treatments using stem cells or gene therapy could be applied to increase males testosterone production. Thus overcoming many of the ...

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by jammy0
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Stem cells/Gene therapy and Testosterone Enhancement
Replies: 1
Views: 1508
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