Plant-Based Dengue Virus Vaccine Identified

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Researchers from the United Kingdom announced they used plants to produce virus-like particles (VLPs) of the dengue virus in a potential first step towards novel vaccines against the growing threat.
Led by Professor George Lomonossoff at the John Innes Centre in collaboration with Leaf Expression Systems published a pre-clinical study on October 25, 2020, which produced VLPs of dengue virus serotype 1, which is one of 4 serotypes of the virus.

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