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GENE THERAPY AIDS TEEN WITH SICKLE CELL

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The disease occurs when a single gene codes incorrectly for the Oxygen Carrying ______Molecule.
At one time Blacks who had the defective gene were Urged Not to have _________.
Pain crisis are treated with Blood ______and drugs.
Researchers in 2014 gave the boy a gene taken up by his blood ______Cells to help prevent sickling.
This _______ into gene therapy shows promise for other disorders relating to defective genes.
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The teen has not needed any transfusions and he is off all _______ since the gene therapy treatment in 2014.
Sickle Cell Anemia is a genetic disorder of the Red ______ Cells.
When the defective hemoglobin is present in this disorder the red blood cells sickle into a ______shape.
Sickle cell is the first disease discovered with a _________Cause.
Scientists who invent this type of gene editing have received a_______ related to this treatment.