The immunogenicity of a conformationally restricted peptide mimetic of meningococcal lipooligosaccharide.

Abstract

Life-threatening meningitis and septicaemia caused by Neisseria meningitidis are a public health priority, and their prevention by vaccination is a major objective. Meningococcal capsular polysaccharide-based vaccines are effective against the major invasive serogroups, except for serogroup B, the capsule of which mimics human polysaccharides and is poorly… (More)

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