Lentiviral vectors ready for prime-time

Kohn, Donald B.
January 2007
Nature Biotechnology;Jan2007, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p65
Academic Journal
The author comments on the paper presented on a clinical trial, in which an anti-HIV-1 gene is transferred and expressed using a lentiviral vector. The author suggests that the trial demonstrated safe gene delivery to patients' T-cells and that lentiviral vectors can be effectively used in treating various disorders. The author gives details related to lentiviral vectors and concludes that the vectors play a vital role in advancing gene therapy applications in different conditions.


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