Optimisation of drug delivery 12: Delivery of gene therapy

Prankerd, Richard J. and Benson, Heather A. E. (1999) Optimisation of drug delivery 12: Delivery of gene therapy. Australian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 29 3: 149-154.


Author Prankerd, Richard J.
Benson, Heather A. E.
Title Optimisation of drug delivery 12: Delivery of gene therapy
Journal name Australian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0310-6810
Publication date 1999-06
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 29
Issue 3
Start page 149
End page 154
Total pages 6
Editor J. M. Johnstone
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Aust.
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Subject C3
670403 Treatments (e.g. chemicals, antibiotics)
320501 Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy
Abstract The potential for gene therapy of some genetically based human diseases is given, then some fundamental background on the structure and mechanism of action of genes. Some important approaches to the delivery of genetic material to cells and some of the advantages and problems of this aspect of human disease treatment are outlined. Routes of administration for genetic material are briefly discussed.
Q-Index Code C3

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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