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Genes are the building blocks of inheritance. Read more about genes and the currently experimental technique of gene therapy. The study of genes is called Genetics. Genes play a significant role in many diseases. Passed from parent to child, genes contain instructions for making proteins. If genes don't produce the right proteins or don't produce them correctly, a child can have Genetic Disorders.

Gene therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent disease. The most common form of gene therapy involves inserting a normal gene to replace an abnormal gene. Other approaches include

  • Swapping an abnormal gene for a normal one
  • Repairing an abnormal gene
  • Altering the degree to which a gene is turned on or off
  • Although there is much hope for gene therapy, it is still experimental.

Find the information on over 1400 human genes, including the normal functions of human genes and the health implications of genetic changes.

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  • AAAS: aladin WD repeat nucleoporin
  • AASS: aminoadipate-semialdehyde synthase
  • ABAT: 4-aminobutyrate aminotransferase
  • ABCA1: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 1
  • ABCA3: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 3
  • ABCA4: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 4
  • ABCA12: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 12
  • ABCB4: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 4
  • ABCB7: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 7
  • ABCB11: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 11
  • ABCC2: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 2
  • ABCC6: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 6
  • ABCC8: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 8
  • ABCC9: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 9
  • ABCD1: ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 1
  • ABCD4: ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 4
  • ABCG2: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 2 (Junior blood group)
  • ABCG5: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 5
  • ABCG8: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 8
  • ABHD5: abhydrolase domain containing 5
  • ABL1: ABL proto-oncogene 1, non-receptor tyrosine kinase
  • ACAD8: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family member 8
  • ACAD9: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family member 9
  • ABCD1: ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 1
  • ABCD4: ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 4
  • ABCG2: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 2 (Junior blood group)
  • ABCG5: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 5
  • ABCG8: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 8
  • ABHD5: abhydrolase domain containing 5
  • ABL1: ABL proto-oncogene 1, non-receptor tyrosine kinase
  • ACAD8: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family member 8
  • ACAD9: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family member 9
  • ACADM: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase medium chain
  • ACADS: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase short chain
  • ACADSB: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase short/branched chain
  • ACADVL: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase very long chain
  • ACAN: aggrecan
  • ACAT1: acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase 1
  • ACE: angiotensin I converting enzyme
  • ACOX1: acyl-CoA oxidase 1
  • ACP5: acid phosphatase 5, tartrate resistant
  • ACSF3: acyl-CoA synthetase family member 3
  • ACTA1: actin, alpha 1, skeletal muscle
  • ACTA2: actin, alpha 2, smooth muscle, aorta
  • ACTB: actin beta
  • ACTG1: actin gamma 1
  • ACTG2: actin, gamma 2, smooth muscle, enteric
  • ACVR1: activin A receptor type 1
  • ACVRL1: activin A receptor like type 1
  • ACY1: aminoacylase 1
  • ADA: adenosine deaminase
  • ADA2: adenosine deaminase 2
  • ADAMTS2: ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 2
  • ADAMTS10: ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 10
  • ADAMTS13: ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 13
  • ADAMTSL2: ADAMTS like 2
  • ADAMTSL4: ADAMTS like 4
  • ADAR: adenosine deaminase, RNA specific
  • ADCY5: adenylate cyclase 5
  • ADGRE2: adhesion G protein-coupled receptor E2
  • ADGRG1: adhesion G protein-coupled receptor G1
  • ADNP: activity dependent neuroprotector homeobox
  • ADSL: adenylosuccinate lyase
  • AFF2: AF4/FMR2 family member 2
  • AFF4: AF4/FMR2 family member 4
  • AGA: aspartylglucosaminidase
  • AGL: amylo-alpha-1, 6-glucosidase, 4-alpha-glucanotransferase
  • AGPAT2: 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase 2
  • AGPS: alkylglycerone phosphate synthase
  • AGT: angiotensinogen
  • AAAS: aladin WD repeat nucleoporin
  • AASS: aminoadipate-semialdehyde synthase
  • ABAT: 4-aminobutyrate aminotransferase
  • ABCA1: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 1
  • ABCA3: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 3
  • ABCA4: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 4
  • ABCA12: ATP binding cassette subfamily A member 12
  • ABCB4: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 4
  • ABCB7: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 7
  • ABCB11: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 11
  • ABCC2: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 2
  • ABCC6: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 6
  • ABCC8: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 8
  • ABCC9: ATP binding cassette subfamily C member 9
  • ABCD1: ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 1
  • ABCD4: ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 4
  • ABCG2: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 2 (Junior blood group)
  • ABCG5: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 5
  • ABCG8: ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 8
  • ABHD5: abhydrolase domain containing 5
  • ABL1: ABL proto-oncogene 1, non-receptor tyrosine kinase
  • ACAD8: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family member 8
  • ACAD9: acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family member 9

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