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immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies

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To get an anti-idiotype vaccine, researchers inject human tumor cells into a mouse, which responds by making antibody-producing cells.
This group used the same hybridoma method to produce their anti-idiotype vaccines as we use at Biovest.
A clear progression in underlying technology platforms can be seen: from early, simple vaccines using inactivated viruses, or tumor cells and cell lysates; through to the identification of specific antigens to create more advanced viral vectors, dendritic cells, conjugated vaccines, and anti-idiotype vaccines.
Hansen, vice president of research & development at the company, "The invention is called a 'multi-stage cascade boosting vaccine,' because it combines two vaccine technologies with certain cytokines, whereby the anticancer or anti-infection antibodies are given first, followed by anti-idiotype vaccines that mimic the cancer or infectious agent against which immunity is desired.
Several research groups have used the hypothesis to develop anti-idiotype vaccines, a new approach to vaccination.