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Malaria vaccine

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AMRMC

The present invention features immunogenic compositions based on pre-fertilization or post-fertilization antigens expressed in the circulating gametocytes in the peripheral blood of infected persons or on the malaria parastes' stages of development in the mosquito midgut including extracellular male and female gametes, fertilized zygote and ookinete. The invention also features methods to prevent the transmission of malaria using the immunogenic compositions of the invention.

Inventors: 
Kumar, Nirbhay; Angov, Evelina
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2009-07-22
Grant Date: 
2013-08-06
Grant time: 
1,476 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
27
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
2
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY