Immune responses against hepatitis C virus genotype 3a virus-like particles in mice: A novel VLP prime-adenovirus boost strategy
Anuj Kumar, Soma Das, Ranajoy Mullick, Priyanka Lahiri, Ranjitha Tatineni, Debashree Goswami, Prasanna Bhat, Joseph Torresi, Eric James Gowans, Anjali Anoop Karande, Saumitra Das
Vaccine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016
We are grateful to Takaji Wakita for sharing full length HCV-JFH1 construct. We thank Dr. C.M. Rice for providing Huh7.5 cell line. We acknowledge central animal facility, FACS facility, and EM facility for their help. Following peptides were obtained through BEI resources, NIAID, NIH: peptide array, Hepatitis C virus, K3a/650, Core, NR-4061; E1, NR-4062, E2, NR-4063. Our lab members are acknowledged for valuable suggestions. We thank Prof. M.S. Shaila and Prof. Udaykumar Ranga for scientific discussions. S.D. acknowledges Indo-Australian grant for research support from Department of Biotechnology. A.K. was supported with Ph.D. fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. So.D. was supported with Women Scientist BioCare fellowship from Department of Biotechnology.