useful viruses

Don Haut c601591 at
Wed Jul 5 12:52:54 EST 1995

In article <804804358snz at>, Anita at wrote:

>   1) What are some major uses of viruses and how are these uses being
>   developed further? e.g. in genetic engineering, as vaccines.

You might try looking into Adeno Associated Virus (AAV).  It is a
parvovirus which is being investigated for uses in gene therapy.  If you
check med-line you should find many good papers.  

Good Luck,


Don Haut 
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
University of Missouri-Columbia
C601591 at

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