Presentation on theme: "Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia among infants and children, with almost everyone having."— Presentation transcript:
Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia among infants and children, with almost everyone having contracted RSV at least once by the age of 2.
Family: Paramyxoviridae Genus: Pneumovirus Negative sense single strand RNA virus translated into 11 proteins
To design a multivalent vaccine against Respiratory Syncytial Virus Multivalent- having several sites of attachment for an antibody or antigen. In this case F, M2, & G proteins.
Viral penetration Syncytium formation High titers of neutralizing antibodies Syncytia
Aides in the attachment of the virus to the host. Has epitopes recognized by the host antibody response.
Sal I- R.E. digestion endNco I- R.E. digestion end
Sal I Nco I
Restriction enzyme analysis of multivalent gene on agarose gel Lane-1: 1kb ladder Lane-2: RFM2G cut with Nco I Lane-3: pET-32 cut with Nco I and Sal I Lane-4: RFM2G cut with Nco I and Sal I Lane-5: 100kb ladder
CLONING PROTEIN EXPRESSION PROTEIN PURIFICATION IMMUNIZATION
E. coli BL21 cells pET-32 with FM2G Protein expression
Multivalent gene cloned into pET-32a vector Successful transformation Successful protein expression Confirmation analyses identified the created protein Immunization testing in various specimens is presently ongoing
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