Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, March 13th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "As gene therapy vectors, strategies, and disease targets continue to expand and diversify, the likelihood that developing germ cells will be exposed to gene transfer vectors increases. Insertion of exogenous genetic material into the germ line might have devastating effects on normal development which could be heritable."
"Accordingly, it is important that vectors be tested for their potential to insert genes into developing gametes," recommended J.W. Gordon and coauthors, City University of New York (CUNY), Mt Sinai Medical...
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