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(00:00-01:50) Key Terms
(04:15-05:46) Pros of Gene Therapy
(05:47-08:31) Cons of Gene Therapy
Source: Aaron M
The process of replacing mutated genes with normally functioning genes. Gene therapy can be done directly or with vectors (virus).
Using cells in a lab that are grown in certain environments and exposing them to certain DNA in order to express a specific gene.
A gene is inserted into a vector (virus) and injected into a person; the virus will deliver the gene into the host cells.