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immunogenic

[¦im·yə·nō¦jen·ik]
(immunology)
Producing immunity.
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The company's Immulytic platform is designed to maximise systemic immune activation, in particular to tumor neoantigens, through robust viral mediated immunogenic tumor cell killing and the delivery of optimal combinations of immune activating proteins to the tumor and draining lymph nodes.
Based on previous research that the bands of proteins that serve as the candidate VNN immunogenic protein is a protein band with a molecular weight of 45.
The standard vaccine formulation, which is poorly immunogenic in children, showed an efficacy of 43% against all strains and 45% against vaccine-matched strains.
Researchers conducted clinical trials to evaluate the efficacy of E75, an immunogenic peptide derived from the HER2/ neu protein.
New TB vaccines would therefore have to be safe, immunogenic and effective in this at-risk population as well.
The main difficulty may be to develop in each case an immunogenic moiety that can effectively induce the desired antibody population.
They should not be used in pregnancy until data are available to prove that they are not immunogenic, she advised.
Overall, this preliminary Phase I clinical data from uninfected human subjects show that the Ad5 vaccine is more immunogenic (67% responders across all doses) than the DNA vaccine and that cross-clade anti-gag responses can be induced using these vaccines.
Antibody titers were tested against three capsular polysaccharide components of the vaccine that are usually immunogenic (serotypes 1, 5, and 14) and one component that is less immunogenic (serotype 23).
T Cell Receptor (TCR) recognition of immunogenic peptides bound to major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules leads to T cell activation and a variety of effector functions.
This is because manmade pollutants, especially nitric oxide, a major component in air pollution, react with pollen to make it more immunogenic (more apt to stimulate the immune system).
Our vaccine seems to be more immunogenic [than the current vaccine] and that may be important in the long run," says Zahradnik.