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Gene therapy for mesothelioma

Daniel H Sterman MD and Steven M Albelda MD.
University of Pennsylvania Med Ctr, Philadelphia, USA.
Read here: 2006 January Vol4 Issue1

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Understanding mesothelioma

Mesothelial cells are a single layer of specialised pavement-like cells that line the body’s internal cavities and most organs. The primary function of this cell layer, termed the mesothelium, is to provide a slippery, non-adhesive and protective surface. However, mesothelial cells play other pivotal roles involving transport of fluid and cells across the surface of the body wall and organs, presentation of foreign molecules (such as bacteria and virus proteins) to immune cells, inflammation and tissue repair, formation and breakdown of fibrin …