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Better understanding antibodies function to improve vaccine efficiency

Epigenetic tethering of AID to the donor switch region during immunoglobulin class switch recombination

Jeevan-Raj B.P., Robert I., Heyer V., Page A., Wang J.H., Cammas F., Alt F.W., Losson R., Reina-San-Martin B.

J Exp Med Aug. 1, 2011


July 11, 2011

Researchers of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC, Strasbourg, France) have revealed new mechanisms responsible for antibodies diversification and then immune system efficiency. These results published July 11th 2011 in the « Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM) » could allow the development of more efficient vaccines and new anti-cancer therapies.

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