Accession Number : ADD011994
Title : Malaria Vaccine.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Camus,Daniel E
Report Date : 27 Sep 1985
Pagination or Media Count : 12
Abstract : The invention provides an antigenic protein consisting essentially of a merozoite polypeptide selected from the group consisting of an erythrocyte and merozoite binding protein derived form Plasmodium falciparum; and erythrocyte and merozoite binding protein derived from Plasmodium vivax; an erythrocyte and merozoite binding protein derived from Plasmodium ovalae; and an erythrocyte and merozoite binding protein derived from Plasmodium malariae in purified form. The invention also provides a composition for the vaccination of a human against malaria consisting essentially of an erthrocyte and merozoite binding antigenic protein and a carrier therefore, the concentration of antigenic protein being sufficient to provide an immune protection of a human against malaria.
Descriptors : *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *ANTIMALARIALS, *VACCINES, ANTIGENS, PROTEINS, INVENTIONS, MALARIA, CHEMICAL BONDS, MEROZOITES, PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM, IMMUNITY, IMMUNIZATION
Subject Categories : Pharmacology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE