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Vaccines 2014, 2(4), 785-796; doi:10.3390/vaccines2040785

DNA Vaccines: Recent Developments and the Future

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Nobel's Rd 16, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
ProTherImmune, Lafayette, CA 94549, USA
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Received: 27 September 2014 / Revised: 29 September 2014 / Accepted: 29 September 2014 / Published: 27 October 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue DNA Vaccines)
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This special issue is focused on DNA vaccines, marking the two decades since the first demonstration of pre-clinical protection was published in Science (Ulmer et al.; Heterologous protection against influenza by injection of DNA encoding a viral protein. 1993). This introductory article provides an overview of the field and highlights the observations of the articles in this special issue while placing them in the context of other recent publications. View Full-Text
Keywords: DNA vaccines; RNA; immune responses; clinical trials; veterinary applications; infectious diseases; cancer; immunotherapy DNA vaccines; RNA; immune responses; clinical trials; veterinary applications; infectious diseases; cancer; immunotherapy
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Wahren, B.; Liu, M.A. DNA Vaccines: Recent Developments and the Future. Vaccines 2014, 2, 785-796.

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