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Synthetic Vaccine Against P. falciparum Malaria

Posted Feb 27 2011 7:00pm

Description of Invention:
A synthetic vaccine is available for testing against P. falciparum malaria. Control of malarial disease has been achieved on a limited basis in certain parts of the world; however, no vaccine presently exists that can provide protective immunity. This synthetic vaccine contains a peptide which induces the activation of cytotoxic T cells that specifically recognize and kill cells infected with malaria sporozoites.

Michael F Good (NIAID)

Patent Status:
HHS, Reference No. E-226-1988/0
PCT, Application No. PCT/US89/02921 filed 03 Jul 1989

Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases - Vaccines

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Admin. Licensing Spec-InfectDis
NIH Office of Technology Transfer
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Rockville, MD 20852
United States
Phone: 301-496-7057
Fax: 301-402-0220

Ref No: 1188

Updated: 02/2011

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