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Hayfever Vaccine Improved with Sugar

News   Sep 26, 2018 | Original story from the University of Copenhagen

 
Hayfever Vaccine Improved with Sugar

Microscope image of human tissue coloured with fluorescent markers. The image shows targeted absorption of sugar-modified allergen in immune cells located in the skin. The skin’s surface cell are coloured with blue while relevant immune cells in the subcutaneous tissue are coloured red. The sugar-modified allergen is coloured green. In several places it is seen how the red-coloured immune cells have absorbed the green-coloured sugar-modified allergen. Credit: University of Copenhagen

 
 
 

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