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The treatment of genetic illnesses, metabolic diseases, cancers, and some infections by introducing nucleic acid sequences into the chromosomes of diseased cells. The goal of gene therapy is to modify the genetic instructions of the diseased cells, so that the cells will express a protein or enzyme that modifies or treats the disease.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Gene Therapy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730925/all/gene_therapy.
Gene therapy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730925/all/gene_therapy. Accessed July 15, 2019.
Gene therapy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730925/all/gene_therapy
Gene Therapy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 15]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730925/all/gene_therapy.
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