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Genome Editing: Gene Therapy or Gene Optimization? / Mhd. Raghdan Safi ; Miral Laktineh ; Hanin Abbas ; Muhannad Breghich

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: Ph00127

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Genome editing technology is considered one of the most revolutionary techniques lately. The ability of modifying the human genome has been one of the biggest dreams for therapist for the reason that the genetic modification with exogenous DNA can be considered a problem solver for many diseases and disorders (genetic disorders), especially those with high risks and low survival rates, on this case, gene therapy appears as the tool to be used, with its many protocols and approaches. Gene therapy is based on delivering a therapeutic gene throw suitable vectors, which is most of the time-modified viruses to carry the therapeutic genes to the target cells and so on providing the functional copy of the defective gene.

Subject: Gene Editing, Genetic Techniques, Genetic Therapy, Genetic disorders, Retroviridae, Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats