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What does XSCID stand for?

XSCID stands for X-Linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (usually seen as X-SCID)

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Sustained Correction of X-Linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency by Ex Vivo Gene Therapy," New England Journal of Medicine 346 (2002): 1185-93; A.
Children with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency, a rare condition that affects only males and is sometimes referred to as "baby in the bubble syndrome", die within their first year without treatment.
National Institutes of Health and the Hopital Necker in Paris, France, have separately announced success in using this technique to create effective gene therapies for chronic granulomatous disease, a rare congenital blood disorder, and X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), an inherited immune disorder, respectively.
Sangamo is also developing sequence-specific ZFP Nucleases (ZFNs) for therapeutic gene modification as a treatment for a variety of monogenic diseases such as X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (X-linked SCID) and sickle cell anemia (SCA) and infectious diseases such as HIV.
NASDAQ:NEXL), one of the world's leading suppliers of therapeutic and diagnostic products based on stem cell technology, announced today that French researchers used the Company's Lifecell(R) X-Fold(TM) (PL 2417) cell culture containers to transduce stem cells with a key missing gene to create a treatment for X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID).