Expression of H3N2 nucleoprotein in maize seeds and immunogenicity in mice

Abstract

Oral administration of maize-expressed H3N2 nucleoprotein induced antibody responses in mice showing the immunogenicity of plant-derived antigen and its potential to be utilized as a universal flu vaccine. Influenza A viruses cause influenza epidemics that are devastating to humans and livestock. The vaccine for influenza needs to be reformulated every year… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00299-015-1758-0

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