TITLE

An HIV Vaccine - Evolving Concepts

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, Margaret I.; Fauci, Anthony S.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;5/17/2007, Vol. 356 Issue 20, p2073
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the development of a vaccine for protection against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According to the author, a vaccine that induces strong T-cell mediated immune responses in the absence of broadly neutralizing antibodies may prove beneficial even if the HIV infection is not completely prevented. Soon after HIV was identified most vaccine developers focused on recombinant forms of the viral envelope, which is the target of neutralizing antibodies in HIV-infected persons. The article discusses T-Cell Vaccines.
ACCESSION #
25295950

 

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