adjuvant

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adjuvant

[′aj·ə·vənt]
(pharmacology)
A material that enhances the action of a drug or antigen.
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In 2018, Lujan's team published a placebo-controlled experiment with 84 male neutered lambs that were divided into three groups; one group was given commercial aluminum-containing vaccines, the second got an equivalent amount of aluminum adjuvant, and the third got a saline placebo.
Effects of Distinct Formulations of Aluminum Adjuvants: A Role for the Zeta Potential.
Munks et al., "Host DNA released in response to aluminum adjuvant enhances MHC class II-mediated antigen presentation and prolongs CD4 T-cell interactions with dendritic cells," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Inactivated influenza H5N1 whole-virus vaccine with aluminum adjuvant induces homologous and heterologous protective immunities against lethal challenge with highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza viruses in a mouse model.
military have received the vaccine, and HHS has procured more than 28 million doses of BioThrax for the SNS; rPA - a recombinant anthrax vaccine candidate, which is composed of a purified protein with an aluminum adjuvant and is designed to induce antibodies that neutralize anthrax toxins; AIG - a polyclonal anthrax immunoglobulin product candidate being developed as an intravenous post-exposure treatment for patients who present with symptoms of anthrax disease, AIG is derived from human plasma from individuals who have been vaccinated with BioThrax;