DATABASE ON HUMAN AND ANIMAL VACCINES
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Bioinformatics Infrastructure facility Center of Department of Biotechnology
P.G.& Research Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Presidency College(Aut.)
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Human Vaccine
VACCINE
  • Edward Jenner coined the term vaccine in 1798


  • A biological preparation that improves the immunity to a particular disease


  • Contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe or its toxins


  • Can be prophylactic or therapeutic


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