Vectors


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Vectors

Something used to transport genetic information to a cell.
Mentioned in: Gene Therapy
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BRUSSELS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike raster-based images, vector art is infinitely scalable.
A combination of lowered herd immunity, virus transmission outside the home, an increase in the age of infection, and the adoption of a case-reactive approach to vector control contribute to the increased dengue incidence.
That's why most gene therapy trials have employed them as vectors.
AAV vectors containing different AAV capsid serotypes have been reported to transduce certain tissues more efficiently and with different specificity.
Reports of tickborne relapsing fever elsewhere appear to be more sporadic or involve limited clusters of infection, which typically are associated with events that bring susceptible human hosts into close proximity with the tick vectors and their usual wildlife reservoirs (8,9).
Some currently used vectors cannot carry genes into chromosomes, although they can target nondividing cells.
GENEVA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its positioning in the international supercar market, Vector Aeromotive Corp.
If local hydrologic conditions can be monitored or modeled at the scales at which these conditions affect the population dynamics of vector mosquitoes and the diseases they transmit, a means for monitoring or modeling mosquito populations and mosquitoborne disease transmission may be realized.
Vector Aeromotive has shipped two more of its hand built Vector W8's to Europe, one to Hooper & Co.
The combined attributes of persistent expression and a good safety profile make AAV vectors the vector of choice for developing gene-transfer treatments for a wide variety of chronic disease and the development of viral vaccines.
One of the most helpful chapters for this reviewer was the one entitled, "Systematic Relationships among Disease Vectors," which defines molecular systematics terminology and explains how phylogenetic relationships among species are inferred from molecular data.
These include the ability to target cell types for which other vectors have proved unsatisfactory and the capacity to carry and deliver large amounts of foreign DNA.