Gene therapy - Promises, problems and prospects

Inder M. Verma, Nikunj Somia

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Abstract

In principle, gene therapy is simple: putting corrective genetic material into cells alleviates the symptoms of disease. In practice, considerable obstacles have emerged. But, thanks to better delivery systems, there is hope that the technique will succeed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-242
Number of pages4
JournalNature
Volume389
Issue number6648
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997

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