Published in Cancer Weekly, September 29th, 1997
The ability to predictably insert new genetic sequences into a defined location within the human genome has considerable importance for the development of gene therapy applications for cells that divide and give rise to other cells in the body.
Adeno-associated virus (AAV) is a small human virus that has never been associated with any disease. The AAV genome consists of two genes: rep, which controls replication and integration of the virus's DNA, and...
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