Gene therapy attempts to treat diseased states by adding genes to replace a defective protein that is currently produced by a diseased cell, supplement an existing protein that is generated in insufficient amounts or add new functional abilities to cells to combat disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Nanoparticles for Biotherapeutic Delivery|
|Publisher||Future Medicine Ltd.|
|Number of pages||15|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)