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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



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


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.


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