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Targeting of antigen-presenting cells with mannosylated conjugates
This thesis describes the development of a variety of mannosylated conjugates. Antigen presenting cells bear mannoside recognizing receptors that actively transport antigen into the cell. This thesis exploits this feature for the development of improved vaccines.
Combatting infectious diseases; nanotechnology as a platform for rational vaccine design
Currently, several successful vaccines are available. However, for pathogens with a highly variable genetic composition, and for which serum IgG antibodies are not a useful correlate of protection, effective vaccines are yet to be developed.
Galactofuranose biosynthesis in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus niger
This project aims to further understand the molecular details related to the biosynthesis and function of Galf containing glycoconjugates in fungal Aspergillus spp.