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Posted by Riccardo ( on June 08, 2000 at 05:52:00:

In Reply to: The human Geneome theory................ posted by Tracy on June 08, 2000 at 05:10:04:

...they will put up efficient procedures to switch off the cancer gene sequence in 10 years.
And this sequence is relatively well know from a lot of time.

I think that if we wait a gene switch off for CH, we will be much old when they have it. The CH is not a known illness, imagine if the gene location is known!

So sorry to say this, but I have not a lot of faith in this human genoma mapping in curing illnesses. And I'm also not sure that the % of code written is the truth. I think that's a big commercial operation and fight between pharmaceutical/research companies.

Not only this, but a lay out of the human genoma is not the solution, is like an X-ray picture: show you where the "bad thing" is located, don't cure it.

Ciao Tracy

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