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FloppyBanana

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Editing your Genes Documentary
« on: June 29, 2016, 02:53:13 AM »
Hi All,

I thought this documentary was interesting. Perhaps there is gene which makes you susceptible to POIS.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07g8p3m/panorama-medicines-big-breakthrough-editing-your-genes

They have managed to add a part of a gene from people that are resistant to HIV and put it someone who has the virus and who is not resistant to it. The results are that the person was able to stop taking there HIV medication for more than 2 years to date. They can't say it is a cure yet because it needs to be monitored over the long term. I'm surprised I never heard about this in the mainstream news.

Apparently the new process of gene editing is simple to carry out and always works first time.

I just realised that perhaps people who are not based in the UK can't view the link

FB
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Re: Editing your Genes Documentary
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2016, 09:58:42 AM »
thanks FB for this information.  Gene editing is a very promising biotechnology.

You are right, this link works only in the UK, but I have found that this documentary has been uploaded on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeXXhQNRsPg , making it accessible to everyone.

I didn't watch it yet, but sure will.

 
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Re: Editing your Genes Documentary
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2016, 08:34:30 AM »
Hi FB, and everyone,

I have watched the video, and this new CRISPR technology, that makes gene editing affordable, will sure have an important role in the future of health cares.

For it to be useful in POIS, a defective gene or some rare combinations of SNPs would have to be identified.

I suppose that, if a POISer would have his personal genome test done,  and know their SNPs ( see more about single nucleotide polymorphism  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-nucleotide_polymorphism  - basically, they are minor variants in your DNA code, and we all have some ), then some of these SNPs could be corrected or change, and then, by trial and errors, some SNPs related to POIS could be identified.  We are not there yet, but this technology will become more and more accessible, and some private clinics of gene editing will open in a not so far future, and this will be possible.  In how many years ?  I don't know, but I think in 10 years from now, those kind of clinics will start to open, and those who has the money and will want to correct some disease like diabetes or else, for which the SNPs to change will be known, that will be possible.  And those clinics will be open to do some work for you, and certain SNPs, like some related to the immune response, if you can pay for this work, and of course, if you sign the papers that they are not liable for any unpredictable results on your health after gene editing has been done ;)



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