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      Liposome-coupled lepromin; delayed type hypersensitivity

    • Abstract


      Liposome-coupled lepromin was found to elicit a 3-week skin reaction in leprosy patients similar to that elicited by wholeMycobacterium leprae. The present study suggests that the presentation of antigens in a specific orientation is necessary for evoking delayed type hypersensitivity response in humans.

    • Author Affiliations


      U Sengupta1 Sudhir Sinha1 V Chaturvedi1 R B Narayanan1 2 Sreevatsa1 C M Gupta1 3

      1. Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy, Taj Ganj, Agra - 282 001, India
      2. Department of Immunology, Walter Reed Army Medical Centre, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington DC - 20307-5100, USA
      3. Division of Membrane Biology, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow - 226 001, India
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  • Journal of Biosciences | News

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