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Title:
Gene therapy
Author:
Kelly, Evelyn B.
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Series foreword -- Preface -- Section 1 : Scientific background of gene therapy -- Gene therapy : a treatment for altered genes -- Medical and scientific issues in gene therapy -- Discoveries leading to gene therapy -- Successes and setbacks in the 1990s -- Single-gene recessive disorders -- Single-gene traits : dominant disorders -- X-linked disorders -- Multigene and traits influenced by environment -- Section 2 : Ethics and regulations -- Ethics issues and gene therapy -- Regulatory actions in the United States -- Gene therapy in other countries -- Social and religious issues -- future of gene therapy -- Section 3 : References and resources -- Annotated primary source documents -- Timeline for the advance of gene therapy -- Further reading -- Glossary -- Index.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0716/2007016143.html
ISBN:
9780313337604
Format :
Book

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