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"Break Thru."
 
"Break Thru." 1967.
Produced by Anglican and United Churches.

The Wide Scope of Genetic Disease. (0:50)

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Linus Pauling: There are thousands of diseases that are the result of abnormal genes. Diabetes is the result of a defective gene. I think that schizophrenia is a complex of diseases with a very large genetic component, and I think that in the course of time we shall learn about these genetic diseases.

But then there are physical ailments such as cystic fibrosis. It is a disease that is quite prevalent, it has a genetic basis, and in the course of time I believe that we will be able to overcome it by some sort of replacement therapy, which may involve DNA itself, nucleic acid itself.

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