How do adjuvants work? Important considerations for new generation adjuvants

Immunity. 2007 Nov;27(5):687-90. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2007.11.003.


In this Commentary, McKee et al. highlight the properties of extrinsic vaccine adjuvants that must be considered to achieve the most protective immune response, as occurs naturally with many intrinsic pathogen-derived adjuvants.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adjuvants, Immunologic / pharmacology*
  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Immune System / physiology*
  • Infections / immunology*
  • Vaccines / immunology*


  • Adjuvants, Immunologic
  • Vaccines