gene augmentation therapy n.
A procedure for correcting metabolic deficiencies caused by a missing or defective gene by having a healthy gene produce the necessary product without actually substituting that gene for the flawed or absent gene in the DNA.
- Gene bank
noun (botany) 1. a collection of seeds, plants, tissue cultures, etc, of potentially useful species, esp species containing genes of significance to the breeding of crops 2. another name for gene library
- Gene clone
noun 1. See clone (sense 2)
/ˌdʒɛnɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of the gene frequency of a species in relation to its population distribution within a particular environment
- Gene doping
noun 1. a form of drug abuse in sport in which genetic material is injected into muscle to enhance performance or stimulate muscle growth