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adeno-associerat virus (AAV)

adeno-associated virus [ENGLISH]

Type of small (20 nm), non-enveloped virus with single-stranded DNA that infects humans and some primate species without causing disease and can be engineered for use as vectors in gene therapy.

adeno-associerat virus [SWEDISH]

Typ av litet (20 nm), icke-hölje virus med enkelsträngat DNA som infekterar människor och vissa primatarter utan att orsaka sjukdom och som kan konstrueras för användning som vektorer i genterapi.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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