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Viral Vectors for Gene Therapy

Virology

Principles of Diagnosis and Control

  1. R. Michael Linden PhD Associate Professor1,
  2. Kenneth I. Berns MD PhD Director and Professor2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0274

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Linden, R. M. and Berns, K. I. 2010. Viral Vectors for Gene Therapy. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Gene and Cell Medicine, Department of Microbiology, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    University of Florida, UF Genetics Institute, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Retroviral Vectors
  • 3
    Adenoviral Vectors
  • 4
    Herpes simplex virus (HSV) Vectors
  • 5
    Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors
  • 6
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • viral vectors for gene therapy;
  • retroviral vectors;
  • retroviridae-large group of viruses distributed throughout the vertebrates;
  • nuclear import;
  • feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV);
  • equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV);
  • self-inactivating (SIN) vectors;
  • adeno-associated virus vectors