Sperm-mediated host-derived DNA transfer as a new mechanism for immune system evasion of sexually transmitted genital tract pathogens
Medical Hypotheses, 08/01/2012
Landau EY et al. – This hypothesis may describe what would be the long–awaited breakthrough in the search for a vaccine against sexually transmitted infections. It may also assist in developing better–designed vaccines in general, and may have implications on other microorganism–related challenges (e.g., antibiotic resistance).