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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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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
Gene therapy restores vision in blind mice 9 October 2017 News
Gene therapy reverses multiple sclerosis in mice 25 September 2017 News
Gene therapy skin grafts for obesity and diabetes 7 August 2017 News
Gene therapy reverses muscular dystrophy in dogs in world first 31 July 2017 News
Blood stem cells produced in the lab for the first time 22 May 2017 News
Cancer fusion genes targeted with CRISPR 8 May 2017 News
CRISPR gene-editing eliminates HIV in mice 8 May 2017 News
Sickle cell reversed with gene therapy in teenager 6 March 2017 News
CRISPR partially restores sight in blind rats 21 November 2016 News
Gene therapy halts early Alzheimer's disease in mice 17 October 2016 News
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