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Ebola Survivor’s Antibodies Thwart Multiple Viral Strains
Kerry Grens | May 18, 2017
The antibodies bind conserved viral parts, allowing them to neutralize all five Ebola types.
Infographic: Antibody Cancer Therapy
Ruth Williams | Mar 31, 2017
An experimental technique removes T cells that aid in vitro tumor growth.
Image of the Day: Feeding Time
Staff | Jan 10, 2017
Scientists are working to improve the abilities of therapeutic antibodies to flag cancer cells (orange) for destruction by macrophages (blue).
Antibody Shows Promise For Combatting Diverse Strains Of HIV
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 17, 2016
In preclinical trials, the N6 antibody neutralized 98 percent of 181 HIV strains tested.
Antibody Treatment Lessens Zika’s Effects in Mice
Kerry Grens | Nov 7, 2016
When given to pregnant rodents, a human antibody against a viral envelope protein reduces fetal infection, scientists show.
Culprit for Antibody Blockade Identified
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 21, 2016
Type I interferon organizes several immune mechanisms to suppress B cell responses to a chronic viral infection.
T Cell Traffic Stop Halts SIV
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 13, 2016
An antibody used to treat Crohn’s disease controls simian immunodeficiency virus infection in Rhesus macaques by blocking T cell migration to the gut.
Group Proposes Strategies to Improve Antibodies
Kerry Grens | Sep 5, 2016
An expert committee encourages reagent providers to adopt one of five methods to validate products.
Antibody Maker Loses License Over Animal Welfare Violations
Jef Akst | May 23, 2016
The US Department of Agriculture orders Santa Cruz Biotechnology to pay a $3.5 million fine and to cease selling research antibodies.
Antibodies Prevent HIV Infection in Monkeys
Jef Akst | Apr 29, 2016
Infusing anti-HIV antibodies provides macaques with protection against infection for up to six months, according to a study.