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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Cell targeted gene delivery system based on modified pectin

item Katav, Tali - BEN-GURION UNIV., ISRAEL
item Liu, Linshu
item Traitel, Tamar - BEN-GURION UNIV., ISRAEL
item Wolfson, Marina - BEN-GURION UNIV.,ISRAEL
item Kost, Joseph - BEN-GURION UNIV.,ISRAEL

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: July 1, 2006
Publication Date: July 15, 2006
Citation: Katav, T., Liu, L.S., Traitel, T., Wolfson, M., Kost, J. 2006. Cell targeted gene delivery system based on modified pectin. 33rd Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, July 22-26, 2006 Austria Center, Vienna, Austria #670.

Technical Abstract: Citrus pectin modified with various amine groups have been studied for its potential as a novel non-viral gene delivery carrier. The modified cationic pectin was able to condense DNA and mediate transfection in a cell type specific manner. The modified pectin seems to be a promising carrier, attractive for targeted gene delivery applications.

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