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CD40L adjuvant for DNA/MVA vaccine: enhanced protection from acquisition of neutralization sensitive & neutralization resistant mucosal SIV infections

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AIDS Vaccine 2012, Boston, MA, USA. 9-12

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Generating highly functional antibodies against HIV-1 is critical to prevent infection. Here we evaluated the ability of CD40L (a co-stimulatory molecule for B cells and dendritic cells) as an adjuvant to prevent mucosal infection from neutralization-susceptible (SIVE660) and neutralization-resistant (SIV251) SIVs.

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©2012 Kwa et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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