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Vaccine based on gold nanorods for respiratory syncytial virus

By Maja Bosanac
30 June 2013

vaccineA team of researchers at the Vanderbilt University has devised a new vaccination method that uses tiny gold particles to mimic a virus and carry specific proteins to the body’s specialist immune cells. Unlike the conventional approach to vaccines, the new technique does not use inactive or dead viruses during the vaccination process, thus eliminating… »