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Dipraglurant web mixing, conjugation of OVA to mannosylated PSGL-1/mIgG2b appear to give a more rapid, stronger and broader antibody response than when OVA is mixed with mannosylated PSGL-1/ mIgG2b. Hence this study demonstrates that PSGL-1/mIgG2b produced in P. pastoris conjugated or just mixed with an antigen may indeed improve the antigen specific immune responses in vivo. This immune enhancing effect appear to be synergistic with AbISCOH-100, but not with Alum. Conjugation of the mannosylated fusion protein to an antigen may be particularly interesting when a Th1 type of response is desired as in the case of therapeutic vaccination against cancer. Further studies are needed to verify if Mannosylated Mycin-IgG Protein as Vaccine Adjuvant sufficient B and T cell memory is induced, which is necessary for vaccination against viral infections. Supporting Information Quantification of OVA-specific, IL-5-producing spot forming cells after a 36 hour in vitro stimulation of splenocytes with indicated antigens. Data has been given as SFC/106 splenocytes. More SFC than the cut-off of 50 SFC/106 cells indicates a positive response. The development of effective treatments for human solid tumors remains a significant challenge to cancer researchers and oncologist alike. This is due to the complexity of human solid tumors, with multiple, sometimes redundant, interacting signaling pathways, patient population differences, and the ability to acquire resistance to treatments including the newly developed 19770292 targeted molecular therapies such as erlotinib, gefitinib, and imatinib. Consequently, new agents, 17876302 with unique mechanisms of action capable of confronting this complexity, are needed. Oncolytic viruses are unique anti-cancer agents capable of amplifying the input dose through replication in a tumordependent fashion. Human adenovirus is one of a series of viruses being developed as oncolytic agents to treat human malignancies. Early clinical trials and pre-clinical studies have demonstrated synergy of this type of novel cancer therapy with standard of care chemotherapy and radiation. However, while the oncolytic Ads tested in clinical trials have demonstrated marked safety, they have shown limited clinical efficacy as monotherapies. Consequently, several approaches are being explored to increase their potency, including increasing the efficiency of cell lysis, infectivity, and ��arming��them with therapeutic transgenes. There are 51 defined human Ad serotypes, grouped AF and these serotypes differ at a variety of levels. However, with the exception of fiber alterations, alternative human Ad serotypes to the well studied Ad5 serotype have been ignored. Thus alternative serotypes may represent an unexplored avenue for developing more potent virotherapies. A Novel Virus for Colon Cancer To fully explore their potential, we employed a methodology we term ��Directed Evolution”, in which pools of Ad serotypes, representing the different Ad subgroups, are passaged on human tumor cell lines representative of major solid tumor indications to invite recombination and selection of potent viral variants or serotypes. This simple, nonprejudiced approach utilizes the complexity of the human tumor cell to direct the evolution of select, highly potent Ads from the pool and is very appealing since it can be directed toward an outcome without prejudice towards the mechanism that may be responsible for that outcome. ColoAd1, a virus isolated from the colon cell line-passaged viral pool,