Method for enhancing the immunogenicity of an immunogenic compound or hapten, and use thereof for preparing vaccines
1994 (English)Patent (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
The present invention relates to a process for improving the immunogenicity of an immunogen, an antigen or a hapten, when it is administered to a host, independently of the mode of administration, characterized in that the said antigen or hapten is coupled covalently to a support molecule in order to form a complex, and in that this support molecule is a polypeptide fragment which is able to bind specifically to mammalian serum albumin. The invention also relates to the use, as a medicament, of the product which can be obtained in this way.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-70213OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-70213DiVA: diva2:486078
FR 2726471B1 (1997-01-31)
US 6149911 A (2000-11-21); US 6558673 B1 (2003-05-06);2012-01-302012-01-302015-01-28Bibliographically approved