DENVER---University of Michigan scientists have developed a new generation of "gutted" viral vectors that deliver the gene for dystrophin to the muscles of adult mice with muscular dystrophy without triggering their immune systems to attack the foreign virus. The vector is called a "gutted" virus, because it has been stripped of most of its original genes to make room for the large dystrophin gene.
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