Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 8th, 2006
"AAV have been developed and evaluated as recombinant vectors for gene therapy in many preclinical studies, as well as in clinical trials. However, only a few approaches have used rAAV to deliver vaccine antigens," wrote D. Kuck and colleagues, German Cancer Research Center.
"We generated an rAAV encoding the major capsid protein L1 (L1h) from the human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), aiming to develop a prophylactic vaccine against HPV16 infections, which are the major cause of cervical cancer in women worldwide. A single...
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