Home|Journals|Articles by Year

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Review Article



DNA Tattooing – Pain Or Gain?

Kumaragurubaran Karthik, Narayanan Selvaraj Muneeswaran, Manickam Kesavan, Paramasivam Tamilmahan, Santhosh Shinde.


Abstract

Tattooing is one of a number of DNA delivery methods which results in an efficient expression of an introduced gene in the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin. The tattoo procedure causes minor mechanical injuries followed by hemorrhage, necrosis, inflammation and regeneration of the skin and thus non-specifically stimulates the immune system. DNA vaccines delivered by tattooing have been shown to induce higher specific humoral and cellular immune responses than intramuscularly injected DNA.

Key words: DNA tattooing, DNA vaccine, plasmid DNA, ex vivo skin






Full-text options


Share this Article



Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com







eJManager.com
Review(er)s Central
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.