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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Behavioral abnormalities in female mice following administration of aluminum adjuvants and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil.
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;