Gene delivery with organic electronic biomaterials

Clancy, Kathryn and Hardy, John George (2017) Gene delivery with organic electronic biomaterials. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 23 (24). pp. 3614-3625. ISSN 1873-4286

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Abstract

Gene therapy may be capable of treating a variety of diseases, a prerequisite of which is the successful delivery of polynucleic acids (e.g., DNA, RNA) to a patient’s cells. Delivery can be achieved technologically (e.g., using electroporation), using viruses (natural gene delivery vectors) or non-viral vectors (e.g., lipids, nanoparticles, polymers). This article aims to give the reader an overview of the use of organic electronic materials (i.e., fullerenes, graphenes and conjugated polymers) as non-viral gene delivery vectors.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Current Pharmaceutical Design
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© 2017 Bentham Science Publishers
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3600/3611
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ID Code:
85854
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Deposited On:
06 Apr 2017 09:34
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Yes
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Published
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22 Oct 2020 04:17