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    Genetic Modification of a Live Organism Is it Possible?

    Which is, once again, why I am here. I, as I have stated, have taken 2 biology courses (Biology 1 and AP biology). Thank you for the clerification though!
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    Genetic Modification of a Live Organism Is it Possible?

    What I'm wanting to do is modify the mitosis process slightly. After the DNA splits, I want the two new cells to produce telomerase to reextend the telomeres to prevent DNA degradation. This would require the ability to affect all cells to not have any "aging" at all. Just an idea =P
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    Genetic Modification of a Live Organism Is it Possible?

    Could you extract some cells and genetically engineer them for the specific purpose of changing the other cells? It would (theoretically) be immune to the immune system like cancer cells, but without the, well, cancer. The main thing I'm contemplating doing is when a certain gene/expression is...
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    Genetic Modification of a Live Organism Is it Possible?

    Don't viruses do something similar? I've only had the equivalent of 1 semester of college biology, so sorry if I ask any stupid questions. For example...if one were to use a genetically engineered virus to splice onto the dna, could one infect a majority of cells (80%+)?
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    Genetic Modification of a Live Organism Is it Possible?

    *** I know this is of questionable ethics, but I am asking a hypothetical *** If we had a human of adult age, let's say, age 20-30. Would it be possible to genetically modify all cells in the body and make the changes take effect in a realistic manner? If so what would be the limits and steps...
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