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Adenovirus Vectors in Gene Therapy

  1. FL Graham1,
  2. MM Hitt2

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005737.pub2

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How to Cite

Graham, F. and Hitt, M. 2007. Adenovirus Vectors in Gene Therapy. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Alberta, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2007

Abstract

Adenovirus vectors are widely used for delivery of foreign deoxyribonucleic acid to mammalian cells. They are important tools in research and for use in gene therapy and vaccines.

Keywords:

  • adenovirus;
  • viral vectors;
  • gene therapy;
  • vaccines;
  • gene transfer;
  • adenoviral vectors