France-Isabelle Auzanneau, University of Guelph

Profile photo of France-Isabelle Auzanneau, expert at University of Guelph

Professor Guelph, Ontario auzanneau@chembio.uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53809

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Specific carbohydrate antigens are expressed in at the surface of tumor cells, non-host cells (i.e. red blood cells in transfusions) or bacteria and can be involved in antigen specific immune responses. Such immune reactions are mostly resulting in the production of antibodies that bind specifica...

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Bio/Research

Specific carbohydrate antigens are expressed in at the surface of tumor cells, non-host cells (i.e. red blood cells in transfusions) or bacteria and can be involved in antigen specific immune responses. Such immune reactions are mostly resulting in the production of antibodies that bind specifically to a three-dimensional Carbohydrate Epitope displayed within the antigen by a di- or tri- saccharide fragment of the antigen.

In that context, Prof. Auzanneau is interested in the identification of such Epitopes displayed at the surface of tumor cells (TACEs) or bacteria and their use as immunotherapeutics in the fight against cancer or bacterial infection.


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