In a message dated 99-09-06 12:54:34 EDT, email@example.com (Robert J. Bradbury) wrote:
> [An interesting side-note here is that we are discovering interesting
A probably naive question: Are these mechanisms exploitable to do wholesale somatic cell genetic engineering, i.e. can a retrovirus be tinkered with to be a vector to carry specified genome "edits" into lots and lots of (targeted?) somatic cells?
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