Monday, February 20, 2017

BacterioFiles 287 - Producing Potent Pathogen Prophylaxes

Streptococcus pneumoniae
Credit: CDC/M.S. Mitchell
This episode: Polymer-coated bacteria make really good vaccines!

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Show notes:
News item

Journal Paper:
Li Y, Beitelshees M, Fang L, Hill A, Ahmadi MK, Chen M, Davidson BA, Knight P, Smith RJ, Andreadis ST, Hakansson AP, Jones CH, Pfeifer BA. 2016. In situ pneumococcal vaccine production and delivery through a hybrid biological-biomaterial vector. Sci Adv 2:e1600264.

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    1 comment:

    1. Another promising study. Vaccines will hopefully keep a strong hold on health care across the world, I could only imagine how civilization would be without it.