Scripps: New HIV-Mimicking Particles Could Advance AIDS Vaccine

Scripps: New HIV-Mimicking Particles Could Advance AIDS Vaccine

Scripps: New HIV-Mimicking Particles Could Advance AIDS Vaccine

Call it a sheep in wolf’s clothing. Researchers with the International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have built tiny particles that resemble HIV on their outside and have used them to provoke an immune response in animals.

Their work, which was published recently in the journal Cell Reports, could advance the design of an effective AIDS vaccine.

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