alexa Efficiency of onco-retroviral and lentiviral gene transfer into primary mouse and human B-lymphocytes is pseudotype dependent.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy

Author(s): Janssens W, Chuah MK, Naldini L, Follenzi A, Collen D,

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Abstract B lymphocytes are attractive targets for gene therapy of genetic diseases associated with B-cell dysfunction and for immunotherapy. Transduction of B lymphocytes was evaluated using green fluorescent protein (GFP)-encoding onco-retroviral and HIV-derived lentiviral vectors which were pseudotyped with ecotropic, amphotropic or vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV-G) envelopes. Transduction of mouse B lymphocytes activated with lipopolysaccharides (LPS) or by cross-linking CD40 in conjunction with interleukin-4 (IL-4) was significantly more efficient (p < 0.003) with ecotropic (11\%) than with VSV-G pseudotyped onco-retroviral vectors (1\%). Using high-titer cell-free ecotropic viral supernatant or by coculture with ecotropic onco-retroviral vector-producing cells, transduction efficiency increased significantly (p < 0.001) to approximately 50\%, whereas transduction efficiency by coculture with VSV-G pseudotyped vector-producing cells remained low (< 2\%). Similarly, transduction of mouse B lymphocytes was significantly more efficient (twofold, p < 0.01) with the ecotropic (7\%) than with the VSV-G pseudotyped lentiviral vectors although gene transfer efficiency remained low because of dose-limiting toxicity of the concentrated vector preparations on the LPS-activated murine B cells. Consistent with murine B-cell transduction, human B cells activated with CD40L and IL-4 were also found to be relatively refractory to VSV-G pseudotyped onco-retroviral vectors (< 1\%). However, higher transduction efficiencies could be achieved in activated primary human B lymphocytes using VSV-G pseudotyped lentiviral vectors instead (5\%-6\%). Contrary to the significant increase in mouse B-cell transduction efficiency with ecotropic vectors, the use of amphotropic onco-retroviral or lentiviral vectors did not increase transduction efficiency in primary human B cells. The present study shows that the transduction efficiency of onco-retroviral and lentiviral vectors in human and mouse B lymphocytes is pseudotype-dependent and challenges the widely held assumption that VSV-G pseudotyping facilitates gene transfer into all cell types. This article was published in Hum Gene Ther and referenced in Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy

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