Monday, December 22, 2014

BacterioFiles 196 - Flagellin Facilitates Flu-shot Function

Antibodies after flu shot. Oh 2014, fig 2B
This episode: Bacteria are important for a good immune response to unadjuvanted influenza vaccines!

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Show notes:
News item 1/News item 2/Journal Paper

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