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Viruses 2010, 2(4), 1002-1007; doi:10.3390/v2041002
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Novel Viral Vector Systems for Gene Therapy

Quantitative Biosciences Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Received: 13 April 2010 / Accepted: 13 April 2010 / Published: 14 April 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Novel Viral Vector Systems for Gene Therapy)
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Over the last three decades, interest in the field of gene therapy seems to have fluctuated between hot and cold. Encouraging pre-clinical and clinical data has demonstrated the potential of genetic therapies and yet setbacks in clinical trials have cast doubts in some minds over the clinical future of gene therapy [1-3]. In the last two years, a number of studies have demonstrated therapeutic benefits in clinical trials aimed towards specific monogenetic disorders [4-6], and this has brought renewed optimism to the field. [...]
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