mRNA vaccine

Type of vaccine

mRNA vaccine    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

mRNA vaccine: Type of vaccine
An mRNA vaccine is a type of vaccine that uses a copy of a molecule called messenger RNA (mRNA) to produce an immune response. The vaccine delivers molecules of antigen-encoding mRNA into immune cells, which use the designed mRNA as a blueprint to build foreign protein that would normally be produced by a pathogen or by a cancer cell. These protein molecules stimulate an adaptive immune response that teaches the body to identify and destroy the corresponding pathogen or cancer cells. The mRNA is delivered by a co-formulation of the RNA encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles that protect the RNA strands and help their absorption into the cells.


You Might Like

India set to roll out two desi Covid vaccines

A top central official has said that India is set to introduce new vaccines that may later be added as boosters to top up protection against Covid-19. Dr NK Arora, chairperson of the National Technical..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad's Biological E to get mRNA technology from WHO to produce Covid-19 vaccines

Biological E Limited (BE), the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker that has developed a recombinant sub-unit protein vaccine Corbevax for Covid-19, has now been selected as a recipient of mRNA technology..
IndiaTimes - Published

55 Indian companies can make mRNA vax: Report

IndiaTimes - Published

No major side-effect seen in India's first mRNA vax: Experts

IndiaTimes - Published

Covaxin trials for kids likely soon in Nagpur

Bharat Biotech, makers of indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, is expected to start vaccine trial for children by February-end or early March this year. As per international regulations, only vaccines..
IndiaTimes - Published

Covid: Local mRNA vaccine gets nod for human trials

IndiaTimes - Published