Two Approaches to Gene Therapy

There are two basic types of gene therapy. Heritable gene therapy, also known as germline gene therapy, introduces the genetic change into a sperm, egg, or fertilized egg, which corrects each cell of the resulting individual. The change is repeated in the person's gametes and can be passed to the next generation. Heritable gene therapy is considered to be impractical and unethical in humans and will likely never be done, at least with government

Gene Therapy Side Effects

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Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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