Papillomavirus-like particle vaccines.

@article{Schiller2001PapillomaviruslikePV,
  title={Papillomavirus-like particle vaccines.},
  author={John T. Schiller and Douglas R Lowy},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs},
  year={2001},
  volume={28},
  pages={50-4}
}
Papillomavirus-like particle (VLP)-based subunit vaccines have undergone rapid development over the past 8 years. Three types are being investigated. The most basic type is composed of only the L1 major capsid protein and is designed to prevent genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection by inducing virus-neutralizing antibodies. On the basis of positive results in animal models, clinical trials of this type of vaccine for HPV16, and other types, are currently under way. Preliminary results… CONTINUE READING
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