M K Archer (fr80 at dial.pipex.com) wrote:
: The reference you are after is
:: PNAS Vol92 (22) pp10099-10103
:: Efficient Gene Transfer into Human Hepatocytes by Bacculovirus Vectors.
: Hope you can find it.
Baculovirus is not infecting the hepatoma cells. The gene of interest is
cloned into the baculovirus genome. Packaging the DNA in virus particles
is facilitating the uptake and delivery to the nucleus. As I understand
it, viral genes are not expressed.
rjv at uhura.neoucom.edu