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Novel approach to the formulation of an Epstein-Barr virus antigen-based nasopharyngeal carcinoma vaccine

Lutzky, Viviana P; Corban, Monika; Heslop, Lea; Morrison, Leanne E.; Crooks, Pauline; Hall, David F; Coman, William; Thomson, Scott; Moss, Denis J

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Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is associated with several malignant diseases including nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), a common neoplasm throughout southeast Asia. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy can achieve remission, but a reemergence of disease is not uncommon. Therefore, there is a need for specific therapies that target the tumor through the recognition of EBV antigens. In NPC, latent membrane protein 1 (LMP1) and LMP2 offer the best opportunity for specific targeting since they are typically...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39078
Source: Journal of Virology
DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01303-09

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