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Two Genetic Diseases Cured Through HIV
2013-07-12 05:01:10

[ Watch the Video: Gene Therapy Used By San Raffaele Telethon Institute For Gene Therapy ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The virus that causes AIDS has been used to cure a pair of different genetic diseases, according to research published Thursday in the journal Science. In the studies, Luigi Naldini, director of the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (TIGET) in Italy, and his colleagues report they successfully used HIV to cure metachromatic...

2013-06-13 10:02:38

Engineered virus will improve gene therapy for blinding eye diseases Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an easier and more effective method for inserting genes into eye cells that could greatly expand gene therapy to help restore sight to patients with blinding diseases ranging from inherited defects like retinitis pigmentosa to degenerative illnesses of old age, such as macular degeneration. Unlike current treatments, the new procedure — which...

2013-06-06 23:32:28

Glowing Plant´s Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to end on June 7 at 1am EST. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Glowing Plant is taking the first step towards creating sustainable natural lighting for the planet by using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler´s software to create plants that glow in the dark. That´s right, the team at Glowing Plant is looking to create light without using any electricity, and has looked to crowdfund the entire project on Kickstarter....

2013-05-20 23:15:02

Selexis´ co-founder and scientific advisory board member will present, “Engineering the CHO Genome for Improved Transgene Integration and Expression” Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company focused on drug discovery for lead identification and cell line development for scale-up and manufacturing of therapeutic protein drugs, announced today that the Company´s co-founder will present data on the Company´s core technology at...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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