The ethics of somatic and germline gene therapy

Paul G McDonough

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Abstract

Somatic gene therapy research in humans is still searching for appropriate vector systems and remains experimental. Germline therapy is a major technical challenge and can be considered only for the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)378-382
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume816
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

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The ethics of somatic and germline gene therapy. / McDonough, Paul G.

In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 816, 01.01.1997, p. 378-382.

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