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Noun
  1. Any of several therapies involving the insertion of genes into a patient's cells in order to replace defective ones.
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Combined with a beta cell growth factor called Btc, the gene therapy complete cured the mice's diabetes for at least four months.
In the near future gene therapy may allow genes important in healing to be delivered directly into a wound.
This gave rise to the genetic revolution, including recombinant DNA technology and gene therapy.
One important application is gene therapy, where it is necessary to deliver a gene or a synthetic oligonucleotide into the cell.
Some cases where gene therapy has been successful are in the breakthrough with the disease Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
As a vehicle for gene therapy, the retrovirus is modified so that it cannot produce infectious virus after entering the cell.

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