Gene Transfer via Particle Bombardment: Applications of the Accell Gene Gun

  • Ning-Sun Yang
  • Carolyn De Luna
  • Liang Cheng


Gene therapy has great potential for the treatment of a wide spectrum of genetic, neoplastic, and infectious diseases (Anderson, 1992; Miller, 1992). Advances in recombinant DNA and PCR technologies have significantly facilitated the identification of functional genes which cause, promote, control, or correct a variety of diseases. Gene transfer techniques must now be developed which can efficiently deliver candidate therapeutic genes into target somatic tissues where their therapeutic effects can be evaluated.


Gene Transfer Particle Bombardment Somatic Tissue Gene Transfer Method Genetic Immunization 
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  • Ning-Sun Yang
  • Carolyn De Luna
  • Liang Cheng

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