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GENE THERAPY

Bible DictionaryAids Glossary
an approach to preventing and/or treating disease by replacing, removing or introducing genes or otherwise manipulating genetic material. Examples include adding a gene to a cell to produce a specific missing protein, using antisense molecules to prevent viral replication, and altering CD4 cells to make them resistant to HIV infection. Genes may be introduced by direct injection or using a harmless viral vector to deliver genes into cells.
Bible DictionaryGlossary of HIV(AIDS)-Related Terms
Any of a number of experimental treatments in which cell genes<!-- (see) --> are altered. Some gene therapies attempt to provoke new immune activity; some try to render cells resistant to infection; some involve the development of enzymes that destroy viral or cancerous genetic material within cells.
Bible DictionaryNCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Treatment that alters a gene. In studies of gene therapy for cancer, researchers are trying to improve the body's natural ability to fight the disease or to make the cancer cells more sensitive to other kinds of therapy.
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Bible DictionaryACSH Medical Terms
The insertion of genetic material into cells to prevent, control, or cure disease, especially genetic disorders. Gene therapy encompasses replacing defective genes, improving normal genes, and making tumors more susceptible to other kinds of treatment.
Bible DictionaryPrimary Immunodeficiency Disease Terms
treatment of genetic diseases by providing the correct or normal form of the abnormal gene causing a $isease.

 

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