Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, December 8th, 2005
"There has been much research into the use of RNA interference (RNAi) for the treatment of human diseases. Many viruses, including hepatitis B virus (HBV), are susceptible to inhibition by this mechanism."
"However, for RNAi to be effective therapeutically, a suitable delivery system is required. Here we identify an RNAi sequence active against the HBV surface antigen (HBsAg), and demonstrate its expression from a polymerase III expression cassette,"...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Gene Therapy Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.