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Gene Therapy

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A few years ago, a clinical trial began in France in the hope of curing children with a type of genetic immune deficiency called SCID-X1. Children with this disease have a defective gene, called gamma-c, which prevents a subset of the cells of the immune system from forming, and predisposes the children to life-threatening infections. In an attempt to cure the children?who would otherwise die at a young age?physicians used gene therapy to provide them with normal gamma-c genes.This particular... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: August 31, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 19, 2011
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Submitter: Kent Gardner

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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