Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 21st, 2003
"Recent studies have reported that antiangiogenic gene delivery into cancer cells inhibits growth of certain tumors in vivo. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a hypervascular cancer, and antiangiogenic gene therapy might be suitable for HCC. In the present study, we investigated the antiangiogenic effects of angiostatin gene transduction into HCC both in vitro and in vivo," scientists in Japan reported.
"Angiostatin gene was cloned into a pSecTag2B mammalian expression vector to construct pSecTag2B-ANG. pSecTag2B or pSecTag2B-ANG were transfected into an HCC cell line,...
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