polyepitope

polyepitope

(pŏl″ē-ĕp′ĭ-tōp″) [″ + ″]
A synthetic merger of immunogenic protein sequences, used (e.g., in the manufacture of vaccines).
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Since tumours may express more than one CTA, the inclusion of Sp17 in a polyepitope vaccine should increase the chances of successful treatment of patients expressing these antigens.
Comparative analysis using a mouse model of the immunogenicity of artificial VLP and attenuated Salmonella strain carrying a DNA-vaccine encoding HIV-1 polyepitope CTL immunogen.
24 September 2010 - South Korean Vaxonco Inc and US Ichor Medical Systems announced yesterday the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial to evaluate a DNA-based polyepitope vaccine, EP1300, against malaria.