Microbial ribosomal vaccines.

  title={Microbial ribosomal vaccines.},
  author={Richard L. Gregory},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={8 2},
Ribosomal vaccines have been prepared from several different bacterial, fungal, and protozoan microorganisms. Most of these preparations offer a higher degree of protection than do vaccines made from the homologous whole cells, but the mode of protection is controversial. All of the reported ribosomal vaccines are contaminated with cell surface determinants. Antisera raised to ribosomal preparations are directed to innate ribosomal components as well as to surface antigens. Several hypotheses… CONTINUE READING

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