7. Herpes Simplex Virus Vectors

  1. Boro Dropulic3 and
  2. Barrie J. Carter4
  1. Anna-Maria Anesti1 and
  2. Robert S. Coffin2

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470184585.ch7

Concepts in Genetic Medicine

Concepts in Genetic Medicine

How to Cite

Anesti, A.-M. and Coffin, R. S. (2008) Herpes Simplex Virus Vectors, in Concepts in Genetic Medicine (eds B. Dropulic and B. J. Carter), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470184585.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Lentigen Corporation, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 4

    Targeted Genetics Corporation, Seattle, Washington, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    BioVex Ltd, The Windeyer Institute, London, UK

  2. 2

    BioVex Advanced Vaccines, Abingdon, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471703204

Online ISBN: 9780470184585



  • herpes simplex virus (HSV);
  • pair of inverted repeats (IRs);
  • viral gene expression


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Biology of HSV-1

  • Types of HSV-1 Vectors

  • Applications HSV Vectors

  • Conclusions

  • References