Redbiotec develops prophylactic vaccines, with a strong focus on HCMV (human cytomegalovirus).
Expansion: pure HCMV VLPs
Redbiotec has successfully assembled constructs leading to reVLPs® based on capsid and surface proteins from human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) only. Analyses including mass spectrometry and electron microscopy confirmed the presence of up to 11 HCMV proteins and showed the expected virus-like particles, further expanding Redbiotec’s leading programme of CMV vaccines.
Tackling Herpesviruses: data library
After Redbiotec’s achievements with the CMV vaccine development and based on the assembly power of its rePAX® platform, the company embarked on the creation of a Herpesvirus data library over the next years.
Redbiotec is convinced that this library will lead to the generation and optimization of Herpes vaccine candidates, and will eventually reveal potential causes of virus latency and help elucidate virus-triggered cancer mechanisms.
Redbiotec will provide proprietary CMV antigens to be tested in sera from a target patient population to identify immune responses that are important to be targeted by a CMV vaccine to protect against infant virus transmission. The studies with Dr. Permar as well as with Prof. Britt, announced in June this year, are part of Redbiotec’s track towards clinical validation of proprietary CMV vaccine candidates.