vaccine

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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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Tumor-derived multiple chaperone enrichment by free-solution isoelectric focusing yields potent antitumor vaccines.
Interestingly, studies have shown that GM-CSF producing T-cells are important for promoting autoimmunity, which is what we hope an antitumor vaccine will do.
Even more, recent evidence suggests that metronomic chemotherapy enhances the effects of antitumor vaccines by decreasing circulating Treg cells (47).
Other topics covered include synthetic carbohydrate-based antitumor vaccines, lipopolysaccharide antigens of Chlamydia, and peptide mimics of bacterial polysaccharides.
Vical's antitumor vaccines are preparations of plasmid DNA and are designed to be injected intramuscularly or complexed with lipids for direct injection into tumors.