Genetic engineering definitions

definitions required to know for RE exam.

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  • Created on: 12-06-12 13:30

Somatic Cell Therapy- the use of adult stem cells instead of embryo stem cells to repair or replace a defective gene within the body.

Designer Babies- babies whose characteristics are chosen by their parents.

Saviour Sibling- when a child is suffering from a serious condition that requires a donor who has compatible tissue for a tansplant or blood transfusion, a younger borther/sister can be created to help them.

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