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Vaccines, DNA

Recombinant DNA vectors encoding antigens administered for the prevention or treatment of disease. The host cells take up the DNA, express the antigen, and present it to the immune system in a manner similar to that which would occur during natural infection. This induces humoral and cellular immune responses against the encoded antigens. The vector is called naked DNA because there is no need for complex formulations or delivery agents; the plasmid is injected in saline or other buffers. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
138230
Concept ID:
C0376613
Immunologic Factor; Nucleic Acid, Nucleoside, or Nucleotide; Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Vaccines

A Type of medicine that creates an immune protection without the recipient experiencing the disease.  [from HL7]

MedGen UID:
52963
Concept ID:
C0042210
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
3.

Cancer Vaccines

Vaccines or candidate vaccines designed to prevent or treat cancer. Vaccines are produced using the patient's own whole tumor cells as the source of antigens, or using tumor-specific antigens, often recombinantly produced. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
87755
Concept ID:
C0376659
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
4.

Viral disease

Viruses are capsules with genetic material inside. They are very tiny, much smaller than bacteria. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts. They also cause severe illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, smallpox and hemorrhagic fevers. . Viruses are like hijackers. They invade living, normal cells and use those cells to multiply and produce other viruses like themselves. This eventually kills the cells, which can make you sick. Viral infections are hard to treat because viruses live inside your body's cells. They are protected from medicines, which usually move through your bloodstream. Antibiotics do not work for viral infections. There are a few antiviral medicines available. Vaccines can help prevent you from getting many viral diseases. NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
53027
Concept ID:
C0042769
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Vaccines, Synthetic

Small synthetic peptides that mimic surface antigens of pathogens and are immunogenic, or vaccines manufactured with the aid of recombinant DNA techniques. The latter vaccines may also be whole viruses whose nucleic acids have been modified. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
22601
Concept ID:
C0042213
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
6.

Artificial antigen

small synthetic peptides that mimic surface antigens of pathogens and are immunogenic. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
11692
Concept ID:
C0039115
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
7.

Vaccines, Recombinant

MedGen UID:
11144
Concept ID:
C0034862
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
8.

Biological Products

Complex pharmaceutical substances, preparations, or matter derived from organisms usually obtained by biological methods or assay. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
577
Concept ID:
C0005522
Biologically Active Substance; Pharmacologic Substance
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