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tetanus toxoid helper peptide 
Obtained by genetic engineering from the bacterial Clostridium tetani toxoid, tetanus toxoid helper peptide QYIKANSKFIGITEL (amino acids 830-844) binds to class II MHC molecules as a nonspecific vaccine helper epitope (adjuvant) and induces an increased (and long term) immune response by increasing the helper T-cell response. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviation:TET TOX PEP VAC