Application of wheat germ cell-free protein expression system for novel malaria vaccine candidate discovery.

@article{Arumugam2014ApplicationOW,
  title={Application of wheat germ cell-free protein expression system for novel malaria vaccine candidate discovery.},
  author={Thangavelu Umashankar Arumugam and Daisuke Ito and Eizo Takashima and Mayumi Tachibana and Tomoko Ishino and Motomi Torii and Takafumi Tsuboi},
  journal={Expert review of vaccines},
  year={2014},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={75-85}
}
Malaria causes about 216 million clinical cases and 0.7 million deaths annually. One promising route to address malaria is vaccination. However, so far, not even a single licensed malaria vaccine has been developed. Even the effectiveness of RTS,S, the world's most advanced malaria vaccine candidate (MVC) in clinical trials, is less than 50% efficacy… CONTINUE READING