Journal of Drug Delivery / 2011 / Article / Fig 5

Review Article

An Overview on the Field of Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Synthetic Peptide-Based Vaccines

Figure 5

Preparation of VLPs. Viral genes encoding for the viral capsid proteins are inserted into a plasmid, which is transcripted and translated in a eukaryotic cell. Viral capsid proteins are synthetised and assemble spontaneously into VLPs.

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