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dc.titleImmunotherapy of human cancers
dc.contributor.authorHui, K.M.
dc.contributor.authorWee, J.L.K.
dc.contributor.authorOei, A.A.
dc.contributor.authorKoo, W.H.
dc.contributor.authorAng, P.T.
dc.contributor.authorTay, S.K.
dc.identifier.citationHui, K.M.,Wee, J.L.K.,Oei, A.A.,Koo, W.H.,Ang, P.T.,Tay, S.K. (1996-01). Immunotherapy of human cancers. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore 25 (1) : 113-119. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.description.abstractAdvances in molecular biology technologies have significantly facilitated the identification of functional genes which cause, promote or control a variety of human diseases. Through recombinant DNA and polymerase chain reaction technologies, individual genes responsible for specific diseases have been identified, and consequently, the prospect that these diseases might be 'cured' through replacement of the defective genes by their normal counterparts become distinct possibilities. Therefore, the goal of gene therapy is to apply this technology to the treatment of human diseases. In addition to its logical role for the correction of inherited diseases caused by a missing or defective gene product, gene therapy also holds promise for treatment of acquired disorders such as human cancer through the introduction of genes whose products have been implicated in controlling the growth of cancer. In this report, we present our results on the introduction of allogeneic major histocompatibility complex genes into cancer cells as an approach to increase the host's immune response against cancer. Various gene delivery strategies have been optimized for the introduction of DNA into various human tumour cells and these data are presented.
dc.subjectcationic liposomes
dc.subjectgene gun
dc.subjectmajor histocompatibility complex
dc.subjectnon-viral-based vector
dc.subjecttumour-specific immunity
dc.contributor.departmentINSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR & CELL BIOLOGY
dc.description.sourcetitleAnnals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
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