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RNA Vaccines

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    Chapter 1 Introduction to RNA Vaccines.
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    Chapter 2 Self-Replicating RNA.
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    Chapter 3 Self-Replicating RNA Vaccine Delivery to Dendritic Cells.
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    Chapter 4 Plant Expression of Trans-Encapsidated Viral Nanoparticle Vaccines with Animal RNA Replicons.
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    Chapter 5 RNActive® Technology: Generation and Testing of Stable and Immunogenic mRNA Vaccines.
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    Chapter 6 Nucleoside Modified mRNA Vaccines for Infectious Diseases.
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    Chapter 7 Generation and Evaluation of Prophylactic mRNA Vaccines Against Allergy.
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    Chapter 8 Measuring the Adjuvant Activity of RNA Vaccines.
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    Chapter 9 Generation of Immunostimulating 130 nm Protamine-RNA nanoparticles.
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    Chapter 10 Electroporation of mRNA as Universal Technology Platform to Transfect a Variety of Primary Cells with Antigens and Functional Proteins.
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    Chapter 11 Adjuvant-Enhanced mRNA Vaccines.
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    Chapter 12 Enhanced Delivery of DNA or RNA Vaccines by Electroporation.
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    Chapter 13 The European Regulatory Environment of RNA-Based Vaccines.
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    Chapter 14 Discovery and Subtyping of Neo-Epitope Specific T-Cell Responses for Cancer Immunotherapy: Addressing the Mutanome.
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    Chapter 15 Considerations for Producing mRNA Vaccines for Clinical Trials.
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    Chapter 16 Nonclinical Safety Testing of RNA Vaccines.
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    Chapter 17 Immunotherapy of Uveal Melanoma: Vaccination Against Cancer.
Attention for Chapter 6: Nucleoside Modified mRNA Vaccines for Infectious Diseases.
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Chapter title
Nucleoside Modified mRNA Vaccines for Infectious Diseases.
Chapter number 6
Book title
RNA Vaccines
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6481-9_6
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6479-6, 978-1-4939-6481-9

Norbert Pardi, Drew Weissman, Pardi, Norbert, Weissman, Drew


Thomas Kramps, Knut Elbers


In recent years, numerous studies have demonstrated the outstanding abilities of mRNA to elicit potent immune responses against pathogens, making it a viable new platform for vaccine development (reviewed in Weissman, Expert Rev Vaccines 14:265-281, 2015; Sahin et al., Nat Rev Drug Discov 13:759-780, 2014). The incorporation of modified nucleosides in mRNA has many advantages and is currently undergoing a renaissance in the field of therapeutic protein delivery. Its use in a vaccine against infectious diseases has only begun to be described, but offers advantages for the generation of potent and long-lived antibody responses. FPLC purification and substitution of modified nucleosides in the mRNA make it non-inflammatory and highly translatable (Kariko et al., Immunity 23:165-175, 2005; Kariko et al., Mol Ther 16:1833-1840, 2008; Kariko et al., Nucleic Acids Research 39:e142, 2011) that are crucial features for therapeutic relevance. Formulation of the mRNA in lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) protects it from degradation enabling high levels of protein production for extended periods of time (Pardi et al., J Control Release, 2015). Here, we describe a simple vaccination method using LNP-encapsulated 1-methylpseudouridine-containing FPLC purified mRNA in mice. Furthermore, we describe the evaluation of antigen-specific T and B cell responses elicited by this vaccine format.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 17%
Student > Bachelor 11 13%
Researcher 10 12%
Student > Master 8 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 6%
Other 14 16%
Unknown 23 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 17 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 10%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 8 9%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 8%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 8%
Other 10 12%
Unknown 28 33%

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