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Pharmacy Choice - Pharmaceutical News - Study Results from Autonomous University Update Understanding of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (Corn-based vaccines: current status and prospects) - October 22, 2017

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 5/18/17 - Study Results from Autonomous University Update Understanding of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (Corn-based vaccines: current status and prospects)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Food Weekly News Investigators publish new report on Foodborne Diseases and Conditions - Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. According to news originating from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Main conclusion Corn is an attractive host for vaccine production and oral delivery. The present review provides the current outlook and perspectives for this field."

Financial support for this research came from CONACYT.

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Autonomous University, "Among seed-crops, corn represents a key source of biomass for food, fuel production, and other applications. Since the beginning of the development of plant-based vaccines, corn was explored for the production and delivery of vaccines. About a dozen of pathogens have been studied under this technology with distinct degrees of development. A vaccine prototype against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli was evaluated in a phase I clinical trial and several candidates targeting bacterial and viral diseases are under preclinical evaluation."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "The present review provides an updated outlook on this topic highlighting the employed expression strategies; perspectives for the field are also provided."

For more information on this research see: Corn-based vaccines: current status and prospects. Planta, 2017;245(5):875-888. Planta can be contacted at: Springer, 233 Spring St, New York, NY 10013, USA. (Springer -; Planta -

The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from S. Rosales-Mendoza, Univ Autonoma San Luis Potosi, Fac Ciencias Quim, Lab Biofarmaceut Recombinantes, San Luis Potosi 78210, Mexico. Additional authors for this research include C. Sandez-Robledo, B. Banuelos-Hernandez and C. Angulo.

Keywords for this news article include: San Luis Potosi, Mexico, North and Central America, Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Article Review, Foodborne Diseases and Conditions, Autonomous University.

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