With reference to sports, Gene Doping involves the use of __:
1. Stem cells
2. Genetically modified food as diet intake
3. drugs such as Mysostatin
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Gene Doping is Use of cells, genes, genetic elements; in order to enhance performance in human sport is defined as Gene Doping. Gene doping generally involves enhancing cell growth, muscle growth, hormone growth, inducing proteins externally from outside the body by consuming drugs like Myostatin, Erythropoietin (EPO) etc. These practices are termed illegal in human sports by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which acts as the main regulatory organization looking into the issue of the detection of gene doping.
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