the_colonel Posted August 9, 2007 Share Posted August 9, 2007 We have used germline on other animals. Why should it not be used on humans? Somatic gene therapy for CF is an example - major problems getting the adenoviruses to the target cells in the lungs. Either we have to many viral genes expressed (big immune response) or not enough to get past the immune system. Most scientists say we shouldn't use germline on humans but some might say we have been using it on mice (and other non-human animals) for a while. Any views on this? (erm, no theists please!). Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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