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