Synthetic peptide vaccines

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An update on the development and trials of synthetic peptide vaccines is reviewed. The review considers the successful examples of specific protection as a result of immunization with synthetic peptides using various protocols. The importance of conformation for the immunogenicity of the peptide is pointed out. An alternative strategy of the protection of the organism against the infection using synthetic peptides is suggested.

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O. V. Sergeyev

D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology “Federal Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after the honorary academician N.F. Gamaleya”

Author for correspondence.

Oleg Sergeev, Candidate of biological Sciences

123098, Moscow

Russian Federation

I. F. Barinsky

D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology “Federal Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after the honorary academician N.F. Gamaleya”

123098, Moscow Russian Federation


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