Published in Vaccine Weekly, September 7th, 2005
According to recent research published in the Journal of Immunology, "Mycobacterium consists up to 7% of mycobacterial DNA-binding protein 1 in total cellular proteins. Host immune responses to MDP1 were studied in mice to explore the antigenic properties of this protein."
"Anti-MDP1 IgG was produced after infection with either bacillus Calmette-Guerin or Mycobacterium tuberculosis in C3H/HeJ mice. However, the level of Ab was remarkably low when purified MDP1 was injected. MDP1...
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