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Novel vaccines against apicomplexan pathoges

 
: Boes, Alexander; Edgü, Güven; Beiß, Véronique; Sack, Markus; Reimann, Andreas; Fischer, Rainer

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EP 2796147 A1: 20130424
German
Patent, Electronic Publication
Fraunhofer IME ()

Abstract
Source: WO14174054A1 [EN] The technology provided herein generally relates to novel fusion proteins suitable as human and/or animal vaccines against parasites or pathogens of the phylum Apicomplexa. In particular, the present disclosure relates to novel fusion proteins as a basis for vaccines against Plasmodium parasites, including P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale and P. knowlesi. Nucleic acid molecules encoding said fusion proteins, vectors, host cells containing the nucleic acids and methods for preparation and producing such fusion proteins; antibodies induced or generated by the use of said fusion proteins or said nucleic acid molecules encoding said fusion proteins and the use of such antibodies or recombinant derivatives for passive immunotherapy; methods for producing such fusion proteins; compositions and methods for using such fusion proteins for the prevention and treatment of malaria are also encompassed by the present disclosure.

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