Nucleic acid vaccines: prospects for non-viral delivery of mRNA vaccines

  title={Nucleic acid vaccines: prospects for non-viral delivery of mRNA vaccines},
  author={Raquel Deering and Sushma Kommareddy and Jeffrey B. Ulmer and Luis A. Brito and Andrew J Geall},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery},
  pages={885 - 899}
Introduction: Nucleic acid-based vaccines are being developed as a means to combine the positive attributes of both live-attenuated and subunit vaccines. Viral vectors and plasmid DNA vaccines have been extensively evaluated in human clinical trials and have been shown to be safe and immunogenic, although none have been licensed for human use. More recently, mRNA-based vaccine alternatives have emerged and might offer certain advantages over their DNA-based counterparts. Areas covered: This… 
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