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Alphavirus replicon vaccines

  • Ryan L. Vander Veen (a1) (a2) (a3), D. L. Hank Harris (a1) (a4) (a5) and Kurt I. Kamrud (a1) (a4)

The alphavirus replicon technology has been utilized for many years to develop vaccines for both veterinary and human applications. Many developments have been made to the replicon platform recently, resulting in improved safety and efficacy of replicon particle (RP) vaccines. This review provides a broad overview of the replicon technology and safety features of the system and discusses the current literature on RP and replicon-based vaccines.

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