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Vaccine adjuvants

Softness makes it better

An effective adjuvant for the induction of humoural and cellular immunity is achieved by a Pickering emulsion formulation that allows pliability and mobility of loaded antigens.

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Figure 1: Increased cell delivery of antigen by the Pickering emulsion adjuvant system.


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Correspondence to Herman F. Staats.

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D.J.B. is co-founder and chief operating officer of a company identifying and developing immunomodulators.

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Staats, H., Burkhart, D. Softness makes it better. Nat. Mater. 17, 113–114 (2018).

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