Intratumoral Administration of Anti-KITENIN shRNA-Loaded PEI-alt-PEG Nanoparticles Suppressed Colon Carcinoma Established Subcutaneously in Mice
Authors: Park, In-Kyu; Kim, Kyung Keun; Cho, Sang-Hee; Bae, Woo-Kyun; Jere, Dhananjay; Cho, Chong-Su; Chung, Ik-Joo
Source: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 10, Number 5, May 2010 , pp. 3280-3283(4)
Publisher: American Scientific Publishers
Abstract:Biodegradable gene carrier, termed as PEI-alt-PEG, has been synthesized based on Michael addition reaction between lower Mw PEI and poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) diacrylate and tested its potential of anti-metastatic cancer gene therapy by using anti-KITENIN short hairpin RNA. KITENIN is known to promote invasion of mouse colon adenocarcinoma in vivo. Intratumoral administration of anti-KITENIN shRNA-loaded PEI-alt-PEG nanoparticles has shown suppressed proliferlation and enhanced apoptosis signal in tumor compared to commercial available liposome, leading to delayed tumor growth.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: May 1, 2010
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