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Nanodelivery Systems as New Tools for Immunostimulant or Vaccine Administration : Targeting the Fish Immune System
Ji, Jie (Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina "Vicent Villar Palasí")
Torrealba, Debora (Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina "Vicent Villar Palasí")
Ruyra Ripoll, Àngels (Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina "Vicent Villar Palasí")
Roher Armentia, Nerea (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Biologia, de Fisiologia i d'Immunologia)

Date: 2015
Abstract: Fish disease treatments have progressed significantly over the last few years and have moved from the massive use of antibiotics to the development of vaccines mainly based on inactivated bacteria. Today, the incorporation of immunostimulants and antigens into nanomaterials provide us with new tools to enhance the performance of immunostimulation. Nanoparticles are dispersions or solid particles designed with specific physical properties (size, surface charge, or loading capacity), which allow controlled delivery and therefore improved targeting and stimulation of the immune system. The use of these nanodelivery platforms in fish is in the initial steps of development. Here we review the advances in the application of nanoparticles to fish disease prevention including: the type of biomaterial, the type of immunostimulant or vaccine loaded into the nanoparticles, and how they target the fish immune system.
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Language: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Published in: Biology, Vol. 4 (2015) , p. 664-696, ISSN 2079-7737

DOI: 10.3390/biology4040664
PMID: 26492276

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