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A plug-and-play approach for malaria vaccination

A simple approach to spontaneously assemble malaria antigens into liposomes generates long-lasting, functional immune responses in mice and rabbits.

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Fig. 1: Malaria infection and transmission-blocking vaccine approach.


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Oakes, R.S., Jewell, C.M. A plug-and-play approach for malaria vaccination. Nature Nanotech 13, 1096–1097 (2018).

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