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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 938457, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/938457
Research Article

Oral Vaccination Based on DNA-Chitosan Nanoparticles against Schistosoma mansoni Infection

1Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Avenida Presidente Antônio Carlos 6627, ICB Q4-167, 31270-901 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, Largo Marquês de Pombal, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal
3Faculdade de Farmácia, Universdade de Coimbra, Pólo das Ciências da Saúde, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal
4Instituto de Engenharia Biomédica (INEB), Universidade do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 823, 4150-180 Porto, Portugal

Received 30 October 2011; Accepted 29 November 2011

Academic Editors: M. A. Bayomi and K. M. Vårum

Copyright © 2012 Carolina R. Oliveira 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.

How to Cite this Article

Carolina R. Oliveira, Cíntia M. F. Rezende, Marina R. Silva, Olga M. Borges, Ana P. Pêgo, and Alfredo M. Goes, “Oral Vaccination Based on DNA-Chitosan Nanoparticles against Schistosoma mansoni Infection,” The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2012, Article ID 938457, 11 pages, 2012. doi:10.1100/2012/938457