Chitosan-based systems for the delivery of vaccine antigens


Arca H. C. , Guenbeyaz M., ŞENEL S.

EXPERT REVIEW OF VACCINES, cilt.8, sa.7, ss.937-953, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1586/erv.09.47
  • Dergi Adı: EXPERT REVIEW OF VACCINES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.937-953

Özet

This review discusses the current status of chitosan and its derivatives as adjuvants and delivery systems in vaccine delivery, and their future possibilities and challenges. After a brief introduction to adjuvants and delivery systems, chitosan will be described in detail in regard to vaccine formulation. Applications of chitosan and its derivatives will be reviewed and their proposed mechanisms in the enhancement of immune responses will be discussed.