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Gene Therapy

Developments and Future Perspectives

The aim of this book is to cover key aspects of existing problems in the field of development and future perspectives in gene therapy. Contributions consist of basic and translational research, as well as clinical experiences, and they outline functional mechanisms, predictive approaches, patient-related studies and upcoming challenges in this stimulating but also controversial field of gene therapy research. This source will make our doctors become comfortable with the common problems of gene therapy and inspire others to delve a bit more deeply into a topic of interest.

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Gene TherapyDevelopments and Future PerspectivesEdited by Chunsheng Kang

Published: June 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/748

ISBN: 978-953-307-617-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6441-8

Copyright year: 2011

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41208 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. New Vectors for Stable and Safe Gene Modification

By Francisco Martín, Karim Benabdellah, Marién Cobo, Pilar Muñoz, Per Anderson and Miguel G. Toscano


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2. Gene Therapy Using RNAi

By Yu-Lin Yang , Wen- Teng Chang and Yuan-Wei Shih


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3. Scalable Technology to Produce Pharmaceutical Grade Plasmid DNA for Gene Therapy

By Odalys Ruiz, Miladys Limonta, Jorge Valdés, Martha Pupo and Eduardo Martnez


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4. Small interfering RNAs: heralding a new era in gene therapy

By Maro Bujak, Ivana Ratkaj, Mirela Baus Lončar, Radan Spaventi and Sandra Kraljevic Pavelic


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5. MiRNAs-based Gene Therapy on the Horizon: Novel and Effective Therapeutic Advancement

By Mohammad Reza Noori-Daloii and Azim Nejatizadeh


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6. Gene Therapy Strategies Incorporating Large Transgenes

By Jennifer Johnston, Christopher B. Doering and H. Trent Spencer


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7. Recent Advances and Improvements in the Biosafety of Gene Therapy

By Jaichandran Sivalingam and Oi Lian Kon


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8. Impacts of DNA Microarray Technology in Gene Therapy

By Jaleh Barar, Amir Ata Saei and Yadollah Omidi


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9. Hopes and Disillusions in Therapeutic Targeting of Intercellular Communication in Cancer.

By Mustapha Kandouz


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10. Promising Role of Engineered Gene Circuits in Gene Therapy

By Wei-Dong Wang and Jinyi Lang


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11. Comparison of DNA Delivery and Expression Using Frequently Used Delivery Methods

By Sara Collins, David Morrissey, Simon Rajendran, Garrett Casey, Martina Scallan, Patrick Harrison, Gerald O’Sullivan and Mark Tangney


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12. Preclinical and Clinical Prospects of Gene Therapy in Myocardial Infarction

By Saurabh Bharti, Ashok Kumar Sharma, Bhaskar Krishnamurthy and Dharamvir Singh Arya


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13. Gene Therapy for Therapeutic Angiogenesis

By Rudolf Kirchmair


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14. Cancer Gene Therapy- Developments and Future Perspectives

By David Good, Wei Duan, Jozef Anné and Ming Wei


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15. Differential Gene Expression and Its Possible Therapeutic Implications

By Safdar Ali and Sher Ali


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16. Engineered Drug Resistant Cell-Mediated Immunotherapy

By H.Trent Spencer and Anindya Dasgupta


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