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Improving the efficacy of vaccines

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RESEARCH led by the Institute for Animal Health (IAH) has suggested a reason why some vaccines are not as effective as others at stimulating an immune response.

Writing in the journal Vaccine, the researchers, who were led by Jayne Hope, Efrain Guzman and Bryan Charleston from the IAH at Compton, describe how they discovered that dendritic cells, which play a key role in immune responses, are activated more effectively by some vaccines than others. Dendritic cells circulate …

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