“Oxford University scientists have discovered a compound that greatly boosts the effect of vaccines against viruses like flu, HIV and herpes in mice.”
Well, no, theyt haven’t: what they HAVE done is find that a very well known chemical has activity as an adjuvant – and very strong activity, it appears.
“The Oxford University team found that PEI, a standard polymer often used in genetic and cell biology, has strong adjuvant activity.
It is also useful as a mucosal adjuvant, which is very useful for intranasal / oral vaccination strategies.
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