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What does VS stand for?

VS stands for Vesicular Stomatitis

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Studying mice, the researchers found that the vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) - carried by a type of white blood cell called T cells - acted as a 'cancer hunter', tracking down tumour cells in the lymph nodes, liver and spleen, and killing them, leaving normal healthy cells unharmed.
Ibaraki, Japan) has patented a method for highly efficient gene transfer into primate-derived embryonic stem (ES) cells has successfully been achieved by using a simian immunodeficiency virus vector (SIV) pseudotyped with VSV-G protein, which is a surface glycoprotein of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) The present invention provides simian immunodeficiency virus vectors for gene transfer to primate ES cells.
The first nine chapters address vectors used in gene therapy against cancer, including adenoviral, lentiviral, retroviral, asphavirus, vesicular stomatitis virus, parvovirus, and nonviral vectors.