Description

Written by well-known experts in the field, this is a timely update on Adeno-associated virus used in gene therapy. The 10 chapters cover gene therapy in specific diseases such as hemophilia, kidney diseases, and disordes of the central nervous system.

Key Features

*Presents a timely update of gene therapy using the adeno-associated virus *Addresses gene therapy used for hemophilia, kidney diseases, and disorders of the central nervous system *Provides practical advance on vector design *Includes balanced treatment of theoretical risks of gene therapy

Readership

Grad students and researchers in gene therapy, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, and physiology

Table of Contents

Topics include: Overview of AAT gene therapy Gene therapy for hemophilia and other blood disorders Gene therapy for pulmonary disease Gene therapy for retinal disease Gene therapy for diabetes Gene therapy for kidney disease AAV disorders of the central nervous system AAV cardiovascular disease applications AAV and metabolic disorders

Details

No. of pages:
294
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080931074
Print ISBN:
9780444519498

About the series-volume-editors

Terence R. Flotte

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Florida, Powell Gene Therapy Center, Gainesville, U.S.A.

Kenneth I. Berns

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, U.S.A.