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Peptide Vaccines

Immunology

Vaccines

  1. Claude P. Muller Professor of Immunology, Director1,2,
  2. Mike M. Putz MEng PhD3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0123

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Muller, C. P. and Putz, M. M. 2010. Peptide Vaccines. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Trier, Trier, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Immunology, LNS, WHO Collaborating Center for Measles and European Reference Laboratory for Measles and Rubella, Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

  3. 3

    Imperial College London, Department of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    T- and B-Cell Epitopes
  • 3
    Peptide Vaccines Based on B-Cell Epitopes
  • 4
    Candidate Peptide Vaccines against BCEs
  • 5
    Peptide-Based Vaccines against TCEs
  • 6
    Final Comments: Difficulties and Misconceptions
  • 7
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • peptide vaccines;
  • T- and B-cell epitopes;
  • peptide vaccines based on B-cell epitopes;
  • sequential BCEs identification;
  • Candidate peptide vaccines against BCEs;
  • enzymatic degradation in vivo;
  • promiscuous T-helper cell epitopes;
  • human papillomavirus (HPV)-double-stranded, circular DNA virus with more than 100 genotypes