Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, September 25th, 2003
"For cancer gene therapy, replicative adenovirus is a promising vector to overcome low infectivity and poor gene delivery of nonreplicative adenovirus in vivo, but its therapeutic efficacy is still unsatisfactory because of the limited spread of replicative virus in a solid tumor. Therefore, the combined therapy with other antitumor agents may be necessary. Nonreplicative adenovirus expressing a therapeutic gene may be a promising candidate because E1 proteins expressed by replicative adenovirus would render nonreplicative adenovirus replicative, augmenting a transgene expression,"...
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