Antigenicity of a Protective Recombinant Filarial Protein in Human Bancroftian Filariasis

A 92-kDa fusion protein that encodes amino acids 1-479 of a 62-kDa Brugia malayi antigen induces resistance to microfilariae in mice. The antigenicity of this recombinant protein was explored in asymptomatic residents of Wuchereria bancrofti-endemk areas of Papua New Guinea and Egypt. Unlike sera fr...

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Published in:The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 166, No. 6 (1992), p. 1453-1457
Main Author: Kazura, James W.
Other Involved Persons: Hazlett, Fred E. ; Pearlman, Eric ; Day, Karen ; El-Zeiny, Adel ; Nilsen, Timothy W. ; Alpers, Michael P.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0022-1899
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 1992 The University of Chicago
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