Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, September 9th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Gene Therapy, "malignant tumor cells often express matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) at a high level to enable their dissemination and metastasis. Sendai virus (SeV), a nonsegmented negative strand RNA virus, spreads in the target tissues in vivo via cleavage activation of the viral fusion glycoprotein by a tissue-specific, trypsin-like enzyme."
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