Synthetic Vaccines

Synthetic Vaccines

1st Edition - April 2, 2012

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  • Editor: Cornelius Melief
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123965486
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123972316

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Advances in Immunology, a long-established and highly respected publication, presents current developments as well as comprehensive reviews in immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology, including molecular and cellular activation mechanisms, phylogeny and molecular evolution, and clinical modalities. Edited and authored by the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for the future. This volume focuses on synthetic vaccines.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Immunologists and infectious disease specialists, cell biologists and hematologists

Table of Contents

    1. Nucleic acid adjuvants: towards an educated vaccine
      Jasper G. van den Boorn, Winfried Barchet and Gunther Hartmann
    2. Structure-based design for high-hanging vaccine fruits
      Johannes P.M. Langedijk and Jaap W. Back
    3. Mechanisms of peptide vaccination in mouse models: tolerance, immunity and hyper-reactivity
      Thorbald van Hall and Sjoerd H van der Burg
    4. Experience with synthetic vaccines for cancer and persistent virus infections in non-human primates and patients
      Esther D. Quakkelaar and Cornelis J.M. Melief
    5. Malaria vaccine development using synthetic peptides as a technical platform
      Giampietro Corradin, Nora Céspedes, Antonio Verdini, Andrey V. Kajava, Myriam Arévalo and Sócrates Herrera
    6. Enhancing cancer immunotherapy by intracellular delivery of cell penetrating peptides and stimulation of pattern-recognition receptor signaling
      Helen Y. Wang and Rong-Fu Wang
    7. TLR ligand-peptide conjugate vaccines: towards clinical application
      Gijs GP Zom, Selina Khan, Dmitri V Filippov, Ferry Ossendorp
    8. Behaviour and function of Tissue-resident Memory T cells
      Silvia Ariotti, John B. Haanen and Ton N. Schumacher
    9. Rational Design of Vaccines: Learning from Immune Evasion Mechanisms of Persistent Viruses and Tumors
      Ramon Arens

Product details

  • No. of pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: April 2, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123965486
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123972316

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Cornelius Melief

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