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Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes to drugs to bugs – How genetic engineering is used to make medicines

Posted by , on 3 June 2021

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, we discover how researchers have used genetic engineering to turn genes into lifesaving drugs such as insulin for people with diabetes, and monoclonal antibodies that are used to treat autoimmune conditions, cancer and infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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