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Delivering New Genes

Gene therapies typically involve the introduction of genetic material into target cells to replace or supplement an existing, usually dysfunctional, gene. 

By | June 1, 2012

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LUCY READING-IKKANDA

Gene therapies typically involve the introduction of genetic material into target cells to replace or supplement an existing, usually dysfunctional, gene. Techniques for delivering the corrective payload vary widely. Many gene therapies utilize modified viruses, excising viral genes involved in replication and virulence before incorporating therapeutic DNA or RNA.

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