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Vaccines for Invasive Fungal Infections

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    Chapter 1 Mouse Immunization with Radioattenuated Yeast Cells of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
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    Chapter 2 Heat-Killed Yeast as a Pan-Fungal Vaccine
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    Chapter 3 Immunoinformatics as a Tool for New Antifungal Vaccines
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    Chapter 4 Rational Design of T Lymphocyte Epitope-Based Vaccines Against Coccidioides Infection
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    Chapter 5 Identification of Fungal T Cell Epitopes by Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics
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    Chapter 6 Intranasal Antifungal Vaccination Using DNA-Transfected Dendritic Cells
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    Chapter 7 DNAhsp65 Vaccine as Therapy against Paracoccidioidomycosis
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    Chapter 8 Idiotypic Antifungal Vaccination: Immunoprotection by Antiidiotypic Antibiotic Antibodies
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    Chapter 9 Peptide Vaccine Against Paracoccidioidomycosis
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    Chapter 10 Methodology for Anti-Cryptococcal Vaccine Development
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    Chapter 11 Beta-Glucan Particles as Vaccine Adjuvant Carriers
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    Chapter 12 Th1-Inducing Agents in Prophylaxis and Therapy for Paracoccidioidomycosis
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    Chapter 13 Nanoparticle-Based Mycosis Vaccine
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    Chapter 14 Yeast Expressing Gp43 Protein as a Vaccine Against Paracoccidioides brasiliensis Infection
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    Chapter 15 Vaccination with Phage-Displayed Antigenic Epitope
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    Chapter 16 Preparation of an Oral Vaccine by Proteome Analysis and Molecular Display Technology
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    Chapter 17 Precise and Efficient In-Frame Integration of an Exogenous GFP Tag in Aspergillus fumigatus by a CRISPR System
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    Chapter 18 Endpoint Assessment in Rabbit Models of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis and Mucormycosis
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    Chapter 19 CD4+ T Cells Mediate Aspergillosis Vaccine Protection
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    Chapter 20 T-Cell-Mediated Cross-Protective Immunity
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    Chapter 21 Assessment of Post-Vaccination Phagocytic Activation Using Candida albicans Killing Assays
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    Chapter 22 Immunization with Antigen-Pulsed Dendritic Cells Against Highly Virulent Cryptococcus gattii Infection: Analysis of Cytokine-Producing T Cells
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    Chapter 23 Testing Antifungal Vaccines in an Animal Model of Invasive Candidiasis and in Human Mucosal Candidiasis
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Chapter title
Peptide Vaccine Against Paracoccidioidomycosis
Chapter number 9
Book title
Vaccines for Invasive Fungal Infections
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-7104-6_9
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-7103-9, 978-1-4939-7104-6
Authors

Carlos P. Taborda, Luiz R. Travassos, Taborda, Carlos P., Travassos, Luiz R.

Editors

Markus Kalkum, Margarita Semis

Abstract

The chapter reviews methods utilized for the isolation and characterization of a promising immunogen candidate, aiming at a human vaccine against paracoccidioidomycosis. Peptide P10 carries a T-CD4+ epitope and was identified as an internal sequence of the major diagnostic antigen known as gp43 glycoprotein. It successfully treated massive intratracheal infections by virulent Paracoccidioides brasiliensis in combination with chemotherapy.An introduction about the systemic mycosis was found essential to understand the various options that were considered to design prophylactic and therapeutic vaccine protocols using peptide P10.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 3 20%
Researcher 2 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 7%
Other 1 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 7%
Other 4 27%
Unknown 3 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Immunology and Microbiology 6 40%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 13%
Unspecified 1 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 7%
Engineering 1 7%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 4 27%

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