Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 28th, 1997
The new VLPs are dubbed porcine parvovirus (PPV) virus-like particles or PPV:VLP.
"To our knowledge, the present study demonstrates for the first time that nonreplicative parvovirus-like particles carrying a single viral CTL [cytotoxic lymphocyte] epitope are able to induce complete protection of mice against a lethal viral infection through the induction of virus-specific MHC class I-restricted CD8+ CTLs," wrote C. Sedlik of the Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, and...
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