Gene Therapy: Developments and Future Perspectives
by Chunsheng Kang
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 356
The aim of this book is to cover key aspects of existing problems in the field of development and future perspectives in gene therapy. Contributions consist of basic and translational research, as well as clinical experiences, and they outline functional mechanisms, predictive approaches, patient-related studies and upcoming challenges in this stimulating but also controversial field of gene therapy research.
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