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Activation of the noradrenaline transporter gene using the radiation-inducible WAF1-1 promoter sensitizes tumour cells to [I-131] MIBG targeted radiotherapy

McCluskey, A. G. and Mairs, R. J. and Robson, T. and Hirst, D. G. and Boyd, M. (2012) Activation of the noradrenaline transporter gene using the radiation-inducible WAF1-1 promoter sensitizes tumour cells to [I-131] MIBG targeted radiotherapy. [Proceedings Paper]

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Abstract

Radiotherapy given in combination with gene transfer is a promising approach for the treatment of cancer. However, progress in this field depends upon achieving the selective expression of therapeutic transgenes in tumours. Therefore, radiation-inducible gene promoters have attracted interest because they may enable temporal and spatial gene activation.

Item type: Proceedings Paper
ID code: 40162
Keywords: noradrenaline transporter, radiotherapy, Pharmacy and materia medica
Subjects: Medicine > Pharmacy and materia medica
Department: Faculty of Science > Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Technology and Innovation Centre > Advanced Science and Technology
Technology and Innovation Centre > Bionanotechnology
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    Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2012 09:29
    Last modified: 12 Jun 2013 14:34
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/40162

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