Opportunities for the Use of Lentiviral Vectors in Human Gene Therapy

  • F. Galimi
  • I. M. Verma
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 261)


The quest for the perfect delivery system has been one of the leitmotivs in the young history of gene therapy. Remarkable progress in vector design has generated a number of distinct viral and nonviral gene delivery tools, each manifesting advantages and distinct limitations.


Gene Therapy Retinitis Pigmentosa Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Ciency Virus Metachromatic Leukodystrophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Galimi
    • 1
  • I. M. Verma
    • 1
  1. 1.The Salk Institute for Biological StudiesLa JollaUSA

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