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Retro/lentiviral vectors

Part 1. Genetics

1.7. Gene Therapy

Short Specialist Review

  1. Douglas E. Brown,
  2. Andrew M. L. Lever

Published Online: 15 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g107314

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Brown, D. E. and Lever, A. M. L. 2005. Retro/lentiviral vectors. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 1:1.7:98.

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2005

Abstract

Retroviruses, including the subgroup lentiviruses, are promising agents for gene delivery, which have already demonstrated their utility in clinical trials.

Keywords:

  • retrovirus;
  • lentivirus;
  • vector;
  • packaging signal;
  • gene therapy;
  • integration