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Aug 29, 2018
 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Cancer

INDICATION: Cervical cancer; skin cancer

Mouse studies suggest a vaccine based on a nanoparticle-HpV16gp2 peptide conjugate could help treat human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers. The conjugate consists of nanoparticles with a polypropylene sulfide core and HpV16gp2 peptides linked to their surfaces via disulfide bonds. In a mouse model of HPV-positive cervical cancer, vaccination with the conjugate decreased tumor size and increased tumor levels of infiltrating CD8+ T cells and survival compared...

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