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gene therapy
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Definition treating disease by replacing, manipulating, or supplementing nonfunctional genes
  • And if scientists could figure out how to turn disease genes off, they might be able to create a form of gene therapy.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He stops at a door marked GENE THERAPY ROOM 1.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • Thirty-four, balding, hawk-faced, and intense, he had been dismissed by Johns Hopkins as a graduate student, for planning gene therapy on human patients without obtaining the proper FDA protocols.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • We follow her past the gene therapy room where I saw a map of my genetic code, farther into the heart of the compound than I have been yet.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • I leave the gene therapy room just as Nita is walking back to it.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • I watch her run back toward the gene therapy room, and then I keep walking.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant

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