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Bacterial superantigen vaccines

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AMRMC

The present invention relates to genetically attenuated superantigen toxin vaccines altered such that superantigen attributes are absent, however the superantigen is effectively recognized and an appropriate immune response is produced. The attenuated superantigen toxins are shown to protect animals against challenge with wild type toxin. Methods of producing and using the altered superantigen toxins are described.

Inventors: 
Ulrich, Robert G.; Olson, Mark A.; Bavari, Sina
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2004-01-29
Grant Date: 
2008-05-27
Grant time: 
1,580 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
29
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
ARMY MEDICAL RES & MATERIEL COMMAND US