Germ-line genetic therapy would seek to correct a genetic defect, not only in the organs or tissues impacted, but also in the germ line, so that the person treated would not transmit the genetic impairment to the descendants.
Treatments were halted temporarily from to in Paris, when 2 of about 12 treated children developed a leukemia-like condition, which was indeed attributed to the gene therapy treatment.
The successful cloning of animals within the past few decades has indicated that there is a possibility for human cloning in the near future, and many consider cloning to be the future of stem cell research "Human Cloning" Dolly was the first cloned mammal, whose very existence created much heat in the general public Hansen, These discoveries have led to beneficial medical technologies to help treat disease Aldridge.
In terms of single genes, variation occurs when two or more alleles are present in the population at a given gene locus. Cloning is the process in which multiple identical copies of an entire entity are made.
Thus, every human has about 60 new mutations 30 in each genome that were not present in the parents. Should these procedures be legally allowed? Is it disrespectful toward nature itself.
If we consider the total human population, that is 60 mutations per person multiplied by 7 billion people, which is about billion new mutations per generation that are added to the preexisting 3—6 million polymorphic nucleotides per individual.
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The copies produced through cloning have identical genetic makeup and are known as clones. Though cloning and gene experimentation are not exactly the same, they have the same basis.