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2013-03-04 14:03:42

UT MD Anderson scientists find common vaccine ingredient diverts T cells from tumors Cancer vaccines that attempt to stimulate an immune system assault fail because the killer T cells aimed at tumors instead find the vaccination site a more inviting target, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Nature Medicine. A common substance used in many cancer vaccines to boost immune attack betrays the cause by facilitating a buildup of T cells at the...

Skin Patch Delivers DNA Vaccines Painlessly
2013-01-28 18:48:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature Materials about a new type of vaccine-delivery film that could improve the effectiveness of DNA vaccines. The vaccines could eventually not only overcome the safety risks of using viruses to vaccinate against diseases like HIV, but could also be more stable. Scientists have been attempting to deliver DNA vaccines to human patients using techniques like electroporation. This...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.