DNA-specific vaccines placed in time-release spheres

02/17/2004 | BBC

Scientists have developed "DNA vaccines" that can be placed in time-release capsules to be freed to do their work when they reach key parts of the body, such as cancerous lymph nodes. Such vaccines, which include only specific parts of genetic material, could deliver a permanent immunity to viral-specific infections normally treated with vaccines, according to researchers in a published study.

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