To include your compound in the COVID-19 Resource Center, submit it here.

A better microscope traps gene vector

One of the major safety issues with gene therapies is integration of foreign DNA into the germline of patients, where it would cause problems in future generations. Using a test that is much more sensitive than previously used PCR tests, Avigen Inc. has detected vector DNA in the semen of the first patient given a hepatic artery infusion of its Coagulin B. But while a more sensitive test increases confidence in safety,

Read the full 728 word article

Trial Subscription

Get a two-week free trial subscription to BioCentury

SIGN UP

Article Purchase

This article may not be distributed to non-subscribers
More Info >PURCHASE