8. Nonviral Gene Delivery Systems

  1. Boro Dropulic2 and
  2. Barrie J. Carter3
  1. Takeshi Suda and
  2. Dexi Liu

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470184585.ch8

Concepts in Genetic Medicine

Concepts in Genetic Medicine

How to Cite

Suda, T. and Liu, D. (2008) Nonviral Gene Delivery Systems, in Concepts in Genetic Medicine (eds B. Dropulic and B. J. Carter), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470184585.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lentigen Corporation, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 3

    Targeted Genetics Corporation, Seattle, Washington, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471703204

Online ISBN: 9780470184585



  • energy-based physical methods and carrier-based chemical methods;
  • cytoplasm or nucleus of cells;
  • direct injection of DNA solution


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Physical Methods for Gene Delivery

  • Chemical Methods for Gene Delivery

  • Conclusions and Future Perspectives

  • References