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Gene Thearapy: The Usage of Gene as Medicine

- Introduction The usage of genes as medicine give rise to the concept of 'Gene Therapy'. In the process of Gene therapy, a defective gene copy is repaired by transmitting therapeutic gene copy into those cells of an individual. So thereby, a faulty gene could be replaced or a medical condition may be corrected by introducing a new gene. Gene therapy has a promising future as it is powerful enough to treat many genetic conditions and also other deathly disease like AIDS, cancer etc. Though the potential of "gene therapy" is realized and recognized, it remains still on an experimental level and needs to worked on before accepting as the best solution....   [tags: ethical considerations, gene transfer]

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A Research Study On Gene Therapy

- Researchers are becoming more proficient at using genes to help change the effects of some diseases, potentially opening the door to curing diseases that have ravaged humankind for centuries. Holden Gowan is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a plan to major in chemistry with a focus in biochemistry Introduction Imagine living in a world where diseases like hemophilia, cancer, cystic fibrosis, and AIDS did not exist. This particular world might not be as far away as one might think due to a relatively new type of treatment known as gene therapy....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Gene expression, Genetics]

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A Research Study On Gene Therapy

- The first video in the assignment was about three people who suffer from a genetic mistake that has led to their diseases. The video also gives background on the human genome. The human genome was sequenced about ten years before the film was made. The three people in this video are Sophie, Emma, and Tom. Sophie suffers from cystic fibrosis, Emma suffers from breast cancer, and Tom suffers from alcoholism. These three people went on a journey to learn new facts about their disease and treatment plans....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Genetics, Gene expression]

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Being Treated With Gene Therapy

- Holden Gowan is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a plan to major in chemistry with a focus in biochemistry Introduction Imagine living in a world where diseases like hemophilia, cancer, cystic fibrosis, and AIDS did not exist. This particular world might not be as far away as one might think due to a relatively new type of treatment known as gene therapy. All of the aforementioned diseases deal with problems concerning genes. Gene therapy is able to correct the problems that have forced one to develop these medical problems....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Gene expression, Genetics]

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Types Of Gene Therapy ( Retrovirus, Adenovirus And Gene Gun

- Gene therapy has been said to hold the potential to treat a wide range of diseases by introducing genes into existing cells thus curing or preventing said disease. This paper will aim to discus three types of gene therapy (retrovirus, adenovirus and gene gun) explaining how they work, their benefits, limitations and finally their most common applications. Retrovirus For two decades the use of retroviral vectors has been one of the key players in gene transfer and gene therapy. The reason for their success has been attributed to the simplicity of their genomes and ability to assimilate into a target (cell genome) [1]....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Virus, Genetics]

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Annotated Bibliography On Gene Editing

- Gene editing is one of the most researched fields of molecular biology as manipulated genes provide studying the specific genes and their effects. In the past, there were several attempts to manipulate gene function, including homologous recombination, RNA interference (RNAi), zinc-finger nucleases (ZFNs) and transcription-activator like effector nucleases (TALENs). These past approaches are expensive and time-consuming to engineer as opposed to Crispr Cas9, limiting their widespread use. What the Crispr Cas9 technique offers, and biologists desire, is specificity: the ability to target and study particular DNA sequences in the vast expanse of a genome with ease of preparation as used in Fu...   [tags: DNA, Gene, Gene expression, Genetics]

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Recombinant Dna And The Human Gene

- A recombinant plasmid are created by first using an enzyme that can identify and isolate specifically which gene that need to be cut. They are call restriction enzymes or restriction endonucleases, and more than 100 of these enzymes have been isolated. After the human gene (gene of interest) that codes for the desire trait is located on the chromosome restriction enzyme does it job, by cutting out the gene from the DNA. Now, the two ends of the human gene will be those that will link up with the open ends of the plasmid....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Protein, Genetics]

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Gene Therapy : A Controversial Issue

- Gene therapy has been a very controversial issue since its origin in 1990 when A four-year old girl became the first gene therapy patient. She has adenosine deaminase (ADA) deficiency, a genetic disease which leaves her defenseless against infections. Gene therapy involves substituting normal genes for the genes associated with a disease or disorder otherwise altering a person’s genetic makeup. Each gene has a specific code for what it is supposed to do. So, on top of our genome, we have a complex epigenome....   [tags: Genetics, Gene, DNA, Genome]

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The Biological Code Of Gene Therapy

- Who doesn’t look in the mirror and question why they aren’t taller. Why their hair is brown and not blonde or the colour they desire, or why they can’t run as fast as the boy next door. We always think how amazing it would be to be able to decide our traits; to be able to change and alter the biological process which gives us our genetic height and athletic ability, to be able to choose and change to what we want ourselves to look like and achieve. But what would the public say if there actually was a process which allowed us to do so and biologically enhance our human traits....   [tags: Genetics, Gene, DNA, Evolution]

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Human Speech and the FOXP2 Gene

- This is my report on evolution of speech and main responsible gene, which is called FOXP2. (Figure 1 – FOXP2 protein) Foxp2 gene has found in 7q31 choromosome and it encoding protein of 715 amino acids - Forkhead box protein P2 , which is transcription factor. Forkhead box protein P2 have a forkhead-box DNA binding domain and which makes this protein one of the members of FOX family of transcription factors. As we know transcription factors are regulating gene expression in different types of organ-systems, such as lungs, guts and hearth....   [tags: chromosome, foxp2 gene, language]

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