Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, October 27th, 2005
According to a study from the United Kingdom, "Pulmonary gene therapy requires aerosolization of the gene vectors to the target region of the lower respiratory tract. Pulmonary absorption enhancers have been shown to improve the penetration of pharmaceutically active ingredients in the airway. In this study, we investigate whether certain absorption enhancers may also enhance the aerosolization properties of spray-dried powders containing non-viral gene vectors. Spray-drying was used to prepare potentially respirable trehalose-based dry powders containing...
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