HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Progress toward an antitumor vaccine

carbon atoms coupled together through a sulfur atom). To this end, the carrier protein is first equipped with a spacer, which has an allyl group (two carbon atoms attached by a double bond) at its end. The glycopeptide is coupled to a building block that causes thiols (sulfurhydrogen groups) to protrude from the molecule. In the next, light-initiated (photochemical) reaction, only the desired thioether bonds are formedno side reactions occur at other locations in the peptide chain.

Synthetic glycopeptide antigens containing structural elements typical of tumors in the sugar as well as the protein segment, explains Kunz, can thus be attached to the carrier protein in a controlled fashion. The largely nonimmunogenic thioether bridges could clear the way for the development of vaccines for immunization against tumor cells.


'"/>

Contact: Horst Kunz
hokunz@mail.uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-22334
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
13-Jun-2007


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Malaria 2007 -- Progressing research, persisting challenges
2. March 30 public briefing on PEPFARs Progress
3. Progression of diabetic retinopathy among African-Americans with diabetes
4. Progress slow in improving hospitals patient safety systems
5. Progress conference on child survival as called for in 2003 Lancet series to take place next week
6. Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research to Harvards Harold F. Dvorak, M.D.
7. Free public talk on epilepsy research and progress towards better treatment
8. New study in Sleep finds a high level of negativity towards judicial sleepiness
9. Kenya moves toward national food and nutrition policy
10. A sweet step toward new cancer therapies
11. Comprehensive reforms to move toward patient-centered care released by ACP

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/8/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... officially launched its newly redesigned website, federallabs.org . The site houses a ... or license available federal technologies through the process called technology transfer (T2). As ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 2016 , ... A man who has struggled to quit smoking, a man who has struggled ... to find solutions to his problems – and he did. Now Nabat, a serial entrepreneur ... introduce his breakthrough inventions to the world and better people's lives. His own experience with ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Bell Agency, ... the latest beneficiary of their ongoing community enrichment program. The current campaign fundraises ... schools. Donations are now being accepted at: http://www.angelsanddoves.com/donate.html . , Angels & ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... that co-occur frequently. While a significant number of women and men with eating ... the trauma itself, that best predicts the development of an eating disorder. ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to a ... derived from a cluster of melanin when exposed to sunlight. Although most moles are ... lifetime of embarrassment. Historically, mole removal has involved a painful, often expensive ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)... -- Avista Pharma Solutions ("Avista Pharma") announced today that it ... (CFO). Mr. Setzer is a finance and operations executive ... within growing technology and life science companies. Prior to ... of Finance at INC Research, a publicly traded clinical ... Previously, Mr. Setzer served as CFO of Expression Analysis, ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... DUBLIN , Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the "Label-Free ... Global Forecasts to 2020" report to ... has announced the addition of the ... - Global Forecasts to 2020" report ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... YORK, Pa. , Feb. 8, 2016  Unilife Corporation ... developer and supplier of injectable drug delivery systems, today announced ... and six months ended December 31, 2015 after market close ... not scheduled a conference call to discuss these financial results.  ... About Unilife Corporation --> About Unilife ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: