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Choose Retrovirus For A Dance Party That Never Ends

Posted by Applied Biological Materials (abm) on February 20, 2019

Disco balls, bell bottoms, and perms, oh my! The retrovirus knows how to throw down a dance party with dividing cells. In the fourth addition to our Vectors and Viruses Spotlight Series, we'll introduce you to the retrovirus system, a viral system that only infects dividing cells. Any genes the retrovirus delivers will stick around in the cell long after the party's over. Learn what are the advantages of choosing to use retrovirus in your experiments in the article below!


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Topics: Viral Vectors, Retrovirus

Meet your friendly neighborhood gene delivery crew!

Posted by Applied Biological Materials (abm) on January 10, 2019

Delivering genes into cells isn’t easy—especially when the gene is bulky and sticky or if the cell is stubborn and curmudgeonly. But, not to worry, our gene delivery crew is so charming that your cells will lay down the welcome mat!

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Topics: Viral Vectors, Lentivirus, Adenovirus, AAV, Retrovirus

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