Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, October 6th, 2005
"Salivary glands are an accessible organ for gene therapy, enabling expression of recombinant proteins for both exocrine and endocrine secretion. Lentivirus-based vectors have many advantages for gene therapy, including their ability to infect nondividing cells and to stably integrate into the host genome, enabling long-term transgene expression without eliciting an inflammatory immune response," researchers in Israel report.
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