The University of Western Ontario
Faculty of Science
DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS
AM 1411A LINEAR ALGEBRA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS FOR ENGINEERING
COURSE OUTLINE 2016-2017
This course first introduces the methods for analyzing and solving s
6.5 Gene Therapy
Textbook Pages 249-251
What is Gene Therapy?
Gene Therapy: the process by
which defective genes in a
genome are corrected with a
normal copy of the gene
Adding a normal gene
Trying to repair a defective gene
How Does Gene Therapy Work?
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Bone Marrow Transplant:
A bone marrow transplant is a procedure to
replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow
with healthy bone marrow stem cells.
Who can donate this
How is the transplant
WHAT IS CANCER?
Is a class of diseases that is characterized by
uncontrolled cell division. Tumours will form as cells
continue to divide and pile up on top of one another.
These tumours interfere and affect adjacent tissues.
Cancerous cells los
WHAT & HOW
MUCH WE NEED
MAIN SOURCE OF ENERGY FOR THE HUMAN BODY
MADE UP OF CARBON, HYDROGEN AND OXYGENC,H,O
3 MAIN TYPES 1 MONOSACCHARIDES
POLYSACCHARIDES ARE ALSO REFERRED TO AS COMPLEX
DNA is composed of building blocks called nucleotides.
Nucleotides are made up of 3 different molecules
a nitrogenous base
a sugar (deoxyribose)
a phosphate group
What are nucleotides?
There are four different bases that make up
All genetic information is kept on your
chromosomes which are in the nucleus of
Instructional codes for hair colour, eye
colour etc. are on these chromosomes
In order to pass this information on to each
generation the chromosome