Recent Advances in Nanomaterials for Gene Delivery—A Review
AbstractWith the rapid development of nanotechnology in the recent decade, novel DNA and RNA delivery systems for gene therapy have become available that can be used instead of viral vectors. These non-viral vectors can be made of a variety of materials, including inorganic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, liposomes, protein and peptide-based nanoparticles, as well as nanoscale polymeric materials. They have as advantages over viral vectors a decreased immune response, and additionally offer flexibility in design, allowing them to be functionalized and targeted to specific sites in a biological system with low cytotoxicity. The focus of this review is to provide an overview of novel nanotechnology-based methods to deliver DNA and small interfering RNAs into biological systems. View Full-Text
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Riley, M.K., II; Vermerris, W. Recent Advances in Nanomaterials for Gene Delivery—A Review. Nanomaterials 2017, 7, 94.
Riley MK, II, Vermerris W. Recent Advances in Nanomaterials for Gene Delivery—A Review. Nanomaterials. 2017; 7(5):94.Chicago/Turabian Style
Riley, Michael K., II; Vermerris, Wilfred. 2017. "Recent Advances in Nanomaterials for Gene Delivery—A Review." Nanomaterials 7, no. 5: 94.
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