Contact: NIDA Press Team
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse
Caption: This is a diagram of the heroin vaccine portion of the heroin-HIV vaccine. The heroin-haptens are attached to tetanus toxoid mixed with liposomes containing phosphoryl lipid A, which is potent adjuvant formulation used to induce high titer antibodies to heroin.
Credit: Image courtesy Dr. Gary R. Matyas
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