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Herpes Simplex Virus - Smart enough to deliver large transgenes to neurons

Posted by Applied Biological Materials (abm) on May 17, 2019

Say hello to the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), a resourceful virus that will find a way to deliver large transgenes into a variety of cells! In particular, it enjoys spending time in brainy locales like neurons, but this most courteous guest won't impose itself, being a non-integrative virus. In this seventh addition to our Vectors and Viruses Spotlight Series, find out why you should consider using the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) system for your gene expression projects!


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Topics: Viral Vectors, HSV

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