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What is Gain-of-Function Research and How to Better Understand This Practice

The pros and cons of gain-of-function medical research

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What is Gain-of-Function?

Gain-of-function (GoF) uses genetic engineering to make a living organism more virulent. The microorganisms studied are often viruses, bacteria, and other microorganisms.

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