Gene vaccines.

@article{Srivastava2003GeneV,
  title={Gene vaccines.},
  author={Indresh K. Srivastava and Margaret A. Liu},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={138 7},
  pages={550-9}
}
Recent developments in immunology and molecular biology have permitted development of DNA and other gene-based vaccines. Unlike previous vaccines, many of which were designed to induce antibodies as the mechanism of protection against clinical disease caused by microorganisms, gene-based vaccines are designed to generate both cytotoxic cellular and antibody immune responses. An additional goal is to make vaccines that can be used to treat chronic diseases. Targeted diseases have expanded from… CONTINUE READING

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