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Gene therapy can be used for several blood disorders including sickle cell and thalasemmias. What is gene therapy

and what are the difficulities with gene therapy for these (and most) disorders?

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Gene therapy is a technique in which disease-causing genes are altered, or a healthy copy of a mutated gene is introduced.... View the full answer

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