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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 28, 2012; 18(8): 785-793
Published online Feb 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i8.785
Vaccination with dendritic cells pulsed with hepatitis C pseudo particles induces specific immune responses in mice
Kilian Weigand, Franziska Voigt, Jens Encke, Birgit Hoyler, Wolfgang Stremmel, Christoph Eisenbach
Kilian Weigand, Franziska Voigt, Birgit Hoyler, Wolfgang Stremmel, Christoph Eisenbach, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Heidelberg, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Jens Encke, Department of Medicine, Johanna-Etienne-Krankenhaus Neuss, 41462 Neuss, Germany
Author contributions: Weigand K, Voigt F and Eisenbach C performed the majority of experiments; Weigand K and Encke J designed the study; Hoyler B and Eisenbach C provided vital reagents and gave important technical support; Stremmel W co-ordinated the research group in addition to providing financial support; Encke J and Eisenbach C were involved in editing the manuscript; and Weigand K wrote the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Dr. Kilian Weigand, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Klinik IV, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany.
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Received: March 3, 2011
Revised: March 26, 2011
Accepted: June 13, 2011
Published online: February 28, 2012
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