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Published: Thu, March 16, 2017
World | By Lorena Waters

Timeline | An Introduction to Biotechnology


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The FDA approves a recombinant protein to treat growth hormone deficiency. Dr. Mary-Claire King at the University of California, Berkeley, discovers the first breast cancer gene, BRCA1. The FDA approves a modified enzyme to treat Gaucher's disease. The multitude of genes, human and otherwise, are identified and their functions described. These include: Ob, a gene predisposing to obesity BCR, a breast cancer susceptibility gene BCL-2, the gene associated with apoptosis (programmed cell death) Hedgehog genes (named because of their shape) produces proteins that guide cell differentiation in advanced organisms Vpr , The gene governing reproduction of the HIV virus Linkage studies identify genes for a variety of ailments, including bipolar disorder, cerulean cataracts, melanoma, hearing loss, dyslexia, thyroid cancer, sudden infant death syndrome, prostate cancer and dwarfism. The FDA approves a genetically engineered version of human DNase, which breaks down protein accumulation in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. It represents the first new therapeutic drug for managing cystic fibrosis in more than 30 years.

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