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Diagram of the Heroin Vaccine Portion of the Heroin-HIV Vaccine

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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