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Vector

A delivery system used in the laboratory to carry foreign DNA into a cell. Modified viruses are commonly used as vectors in gene therapy.

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Five-month-old baby receives £1.8 million gene therapy on the NHS 7 June 2021 News
Spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy coming to the NHS 15 March 2021 News
Base editing offers hope for child ageing disease 11 January 2021 News
Monkey HIV cut from host DNA by CRISPR 7 December 2020 News
Retinal gene therapy trial shows positive result 2 March 2020 News
New FDA guidelines for gene therapy products 3 February 2020 News
NHS to provide gene therapy for rare eye disease 9 September 2019 News
Scientists insert human genes into monkey brains 15 April 2019 News
First in-body genome editing trial delivers mixed results 11 February 2019 News
CRISPR used to block HIV virus replicating in cells 29 May 2018 News
Promising results from beta-thalassaemia gene therapy trial 23 April 2018 News
New RNA editing tool shows promise for dementia 19 March 2018 News
High-dose gene therapy appears toxic in monkeys and piglets 5 February 2018 News
Human immune response may stymie CRISPR genome editing therapies 15 January 2018 News
Gene therapy temporarily halts type 1 diabetes in mice 8 January 2018 News
Gene therapy shows 'mind-blowing' success in treating haemophilia A 18 December 2017 News
New CRISPR technique reverses diabetes and kidney failure in mice without cutting DNA 11 December 2017 News
Sick boy gets healthy new skin with genetically-altered stem cells 13 November 2017 News
FDA advisors back gene therapy for rare inherited blindness 16 October 2017 News
'CRISPR-Gold' repairs muscular dystrophy gene in mouse model 9 October 2017 News
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