[LMB] Gene Therapy - More Bujold science (ref Komarr)

Michael R N Dolbear m.dolbear at lineone.net
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 17:03:52 -0000

Gene trials lift hope on haemophilia 

"She explained that because a single defective gene causes haemophilia B,
gene therapy involves inserting a normal version of the gene, which makes a
normal protein - the clotting factor IX - using a genetically engineered
form of a common virus called adeno-associated virus (AAV) as a vector, or
delivery vehicle."


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