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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 181690, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/181690
Research Article

BALB/c Mice Vaccinated with Leishmania major Ribosomal Proteins Extracts Combined with CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides Become Resistant to Disease Caused by a Secondary Parasite Challenge

1Departamento de Biología Molecular, Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, (CSIC-UAM), Nicolás Cabrera 1, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
2Unidad de Inmunología Viral, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Crta. Pozuelo Km 2, Majadahonda, 28220 Madrid, Spain
3Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ), Rua Waldemar Falcao, 121, Candeal, 40.296-710 Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

Received 22 July 2009; Revised 11 September 2009; Accepted 29 October 2009

Academic Editor: Jorge Morales-Montor

Copyright © 2010 Laura Ramírez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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