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SCID

(Science: abbreviation) severe combined immunodeficiency.


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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... * Progeria * Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum * Ptosis * Rentinitis Pigmentosa * Scheie Syndrome * Schizophrenia * Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) * Sickle Cell Anemia * Skeletal Dysplasias * Smith-Magenis Syndrome * Spherocytosis * Spina Bifida * Spinocerebellar Ataxia * Stargardt Disease ...

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by gamila
Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:16 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Gene Therapy

I will just post some more on SCID here; SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) was chosen as a proff of principle because it is possible to do ex vivo gene therapy, that is one can isolate or enrich for putative stem cells from a bone ...

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by weesper
Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:19 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Therapy
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Gene Therapy

Ok so gene therapy can cure SCID? I was told that there wasnt a definant cure for it. In order for it to work you would have to keep on injecting the good DNA?

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by sunnygirl
Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Therapy
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Views: 3084

Gene Therapy

... own DNA. Any desease that can be cured by that could theoretically be cured by gene therapy. The first desease to be cured through this method was SCID.

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by MrMistery
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:10 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Therapy
Replies: 6
Views: 3084

Viruses and Bacteria

... used Kyle: i saw a documentary on discovery... It's already been done. I don't remember any details though... I think the first such desease was SCID. It hasn't been cured, but it has such a genetic treatment

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by MrMistery
Sat Apr 09, 2005 7:33 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viruses and Bacteria
Replies: 12
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