Chapter 5. Bifidobacterium as a Delivery System of Functional Genes for Cancer Gene Therapy

  1. Arsénio M. Fialho4 and
  2. Ananda M. Chakrabarty5
  1. Geng-Feng Fu1,
  2. Yan Yin2,
  3. Bi Hu2 and
  4. Gen-Xing Xu2,3

Published Online: 18 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470626528.ch5

Emerging Cancer Therapy

Emerging Cancer Therapy

How to Cite

Fu, G.-F., Yin, Y., Hu, B. and Xu, G.-X. (2010) Bifidobacterium as a Delivery System of Functional Genes for Cancer Gene Therapy, in Emerging Cancer Therapy (eds A. M. Fialho and A. M. Chakrabarty), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470626528.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (IBB), Center for Biological and Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal

  2. 5

    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Nanjing, China

  2. 2

    Center for Public Health Research, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

  3. 3

    Jiangsu Research Center for Gene Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology, Suzhou, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470444672

Online ISBN: 9780470626528

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Keywords:

  • bifidobacterium, as delivery system of functional genes - for cancer gene therapy;
  • bifidobacterium, good vector for oral cancer gene therapy;
  • strategies for enzyme–prodrug cancer therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Expression Plasmids in Bifidobacterium as a Delivery System of Functional Genes

  • Bifidobacterium as an Oral Delivery System of Functional Genes for Cancer Gene Therapy

  • Bifidobacterium is a Good Vector for Oral Cancer Gene Therapy

  • Bifidobacterium as a Delivery System of Functional Genes for Cancer Gene Therapy And its Application

  • Bifidobacterium Combination with other Factors

  • Prospect

  • References