Cell Bio 08-31 - R elevance Movies-Avatar Could we make...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: R elevance: Movies -Avatar: Could we make Avatar in a lab? Yes, But i t is I llegal. I t is illegal to make a human-animal chimera. -Extraordinary Measures: Pompe’s disease Lysosomal disease. I t is t reatable Orphan drug status Health Care: -Viagra, Vioxx, ventolire. Dentist ry: -Stem cells-Pulp -Companies-Save your baby teeth. Personalized medicine: -Treating patients based on their individual nucleotide sequences. -Due to cell and molecular biology issues Legal issues G INA-Genetic information non-discrimination act of 2008. Fully effective May 2010. No effect on employment PGP ( personal genome project) -Publicly available 100,000 human genoms. I nformed consentAr izona state university, C ancer Problem is two types. Driver: Cause, Passenger: Not important. Cost? Craig Ventex-2000-decode genome. Needs $1000 for a genome. Bioter rorism: Religion: H ESC- Human Embryonic Stem cells. I mmor tality: Sirt is( biotech company) Increases cell and organismic life span. Telomeres- M iotic clock –ends of DNA Create Cells?(L I F E) May,2010 –Yes. Science-Craig Ventex has been waiting 15 yrs to create artificial M ycoplasma. 1.08 Million DNA bases –synthetic. Inserted into a recipient- cell the a rtificial genome. H uman Cloning? Yes, but illegal. Bioter rorism: Foxglove-Poisonous plant, Botulium toxin: C lostridium bacterium, Mech known, FDA approved, Off-label application. RNAi: ...
View Full Document

  • Spring '10
  • Brunsvick
  • DNA, Personal Genome Project, Bioter rorism, Craig Ventex-2000-decode genome, disease Lysosomal disease, information non-discrimination act

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 3

Cell Bio 08-31 - R elevance Movies-Avatar Could we make...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online