Patent Number: 7,132,107

Title: Streptococcus pneumoniae proteins and vaccines

Abstract: The present invention relates to novel immunogenic polypeptides, and fragments thereof, and vaccines for the prevention and treatment of pneumococcal infection, especially by Streptococcus pneumoniae. The invention also relates to antibodies against the disclosed polypeptides, as well as vaccines containing said polypeptides and methods of disease prevention.

Inventors: Adamou; John E. (Rockville, MD), Choi; Gil H. (Rockville, MD)

Assignee: MedImmune, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 39/09 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); A61K 39/00 (20060101); A61K 39/02 (20060101); C07K 1/00 (20060101); C07K 2/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00