Latest Gene therapy Stories
In an era of widespread genetic sequencing, the ability to edit and alter an organism's DNA is a powerful way to explore the information within and how it guides biological function.
The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated.
A team of scientists in South Korea have now developed the most precise method ever used to insert DNA into cells.
A team of scientists has found a mutation in a gene crucial to normal heart development could play a role in some types of congenital heart defects.
Duke researchers have devised a way to quickly and easily target and tinker with any gene in the human genome.
A recent study published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No. 17, 2013) injected recombinant lentivirus carrying enhanced green fluorescent protein and the target gene Atoh1 into the cochlea of normal rats using a postauricular approach via the round window membrane.
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