Non-viral gene delivery in skeletal muscle: a protein factory.
Ever since the publication of the first reports in 1990 using skeletal muscle as a direct target for expressing foreign transgenes, an avalanche of papers has identified a variety of proteins that can be synthesized and correctly processed by skeletal muscle. The impetus to the development of such applications is not only amelioration of muscle diseases, but also a range of therapeutic applications, from immunization to delivery of therapeutic proteins, such as clotting factors and hormones. ...Expand abstract
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