Electrochemotherapy in veterinary oncology: From rescue to first line therapy

Enrico P. Spugnini, Alfonso Baldi

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Abstract

Electroporation is a delivery technique that is gaining popularity among the veterinary community due to its low cost, ease of application, and flexibility. It combines the administration of pharmaceutical compounds such as chemotherapy agents, antisense, and plasmids to the application of permeabilizing pulses. This chapter reviews the veterinary results obtained through the delivery of anticancer drugs (electrochemotherapy) and genes (electro-gene therapy).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages247-256
Number of pages10
Volume1121
ISBN (Print)9781461496311
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume1121
ISSN (Print)10643745

Keywords

  • Bleomycin
  • Cisplatin
  • Electric pulses
  • Plasmid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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    Spugnini, E. P., & Baldi, A. (2014). Electrochemotherapy in veterinary oncology: From rescue to first line therapy. In Methods in Molecular Biology (Vol. 1121, pp. 247-256). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1121). Humana Press Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9632-8_22