Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 1st, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "Five overlapping fragments of rat HER-2/neu have been expressed in recombinant Listeria monocytogenes. Each fragment of HER-2/neu is secreted as a fusion protein with a truncated, nonhemolytic form of listeriolysin O(LLO). Lm-LLO-EC1, Lm-LLO-EC2, and Lm-LLO-EC3 overlap the extracellular domain of HER-2/neu, whereas Lm-LLO-IC1 and Lm-LLO-IC2 span the intracellular domain. All five strains controlled the growth of established NT-2 tumors, a rat...
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