Definition of gene therapy in English:

gene therapy

Syllabification: gene ther·a·py


  • The transplantation of normal genes into cells in place of missing or defective ones in order to correct genetic disorders.
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    • Many people believe that gene therapy and genetic screening of embryos is dangerous.
    • RNA is also taking a place in the areas of gene therapy and genetic engineering.
    • New cell selection strategies look likely to improve the success of gene therapy for blood disorders.

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