Ever since the birth of molecular biology, the tantalizing possibility of treating disease at its genetic roots has become increasingly feasible. Gene therapy -- though still in its infancy -- remains one of the hottest areas of research in medicine. Its approach utilizes a gene transfer vehicle ("vector") to deliver therapeutic DNA or RNA to cells of the body in order to rectify the defect that is causing the disease. Successful therapies have been reported in humans in recent years such as cures in boys with severe immune ...

A Guide to Human Gene Therapy 2010, World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9789814280907

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A Guide to Human Gene Therapy 2010, World Scientific Publishing Company

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