Published in Vaccine Weekly, August 16th, 2006
"In mice, highly repetitive antigens, such as those present on bacterial or viral surfaces, efficiently cross-link B-cell receptors and therefore induce strong IgG responses. In this study we covalently coupled a synthetic 16-amino-acid sequence of the allergen Der p 1 to a virus-like particle derived from the bacteriophage Q beta (Q beta-Der p 1)," investigators in Switzerland report.
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