Published in Hospital and Nursing Home Week, May 6th, 2004
According to recent research published in the Journal of Gene Medicine, "non-viral gene therapy constitutes an alternative to the more common use of viral-mediated gene transfer. Most gene transfer methods using naked DNA are based upon non-sequence-specific interactions between the nucleic acid and cationic lipids (lipoplex) or polymers (polyplex). We have developed a technology in which functional entities hybridize in a sequence-specific manner to the nucleic acid (bioplex).
"This technology is still in its infancy, but has the potential to become a useful tool, since it...
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