Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 4th, 2005
According to a study from Argentina, "PyNTTTTGT oligodeoxinucleotides (ODNs) cause activation, proliferation and immunoglobulin secretion on B cells, and the expression of co-stimulatory molecules on plasmacytoid dendritic cells of primates. It has now been discovered that these ODNs are also active on rat cells."
"This fact allowed us to investigate the adjuvant properties of PyNTTTTGT ODNs in a human hepatitis B vaccine using this animal model. A very significant increment, as compared with the antigen alone, was observed in the antibody production induced by...
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