Vaccinia virus (VACV) is the current vaccine for the highly infectious smallpox disease. Since the eradication of smallpox, VACV has been developed extensively as a heterologous vaccine vector for several pathogens. However, due to the complications associated with this replication competent virus, the safety and efficacy of VACV vaccine vector has been reevaluated.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Molecular and cellular biology