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Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail with potential to treat COVID-19

COVID-19, coronavirus

Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail with potential to treat COVID-19 Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail with potential to treat COVID-19 This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. …

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    Researchers create new type of COVID-19 antibody test

    UNC-Chapel Hill researchers create new type of COVID-19 antibody test

    Researchers create new type of COVID-19 antibody test Researchers create new type of COVID-19 antibody test Illustration of the human antibody latching onto the receptor binding domain (RBD) of the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2. Credit: UNC School of Medicie As the COVID-19 pandemic continues with many thousands of new infections …

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      Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections – an infectious disease expert explains the prospects

      Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections – an infectious disease expert explains the prospects

      Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections – an infectious disease expert explains the prospects Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections – an infectious disease expert explains the prospects Antibodies (pink) attacking a virus particle (blue). Credit: Steven Mcdowell/Science Photo Library Antibodies are part of us—literally. We have billions of them …

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        Coronavirus antibody tests still not accurate enough

        CDC: coronavirus antibody tests still not accurate enough

        Coronavirus antibody tests still not accurate enough Coronavirus antibody tests still not accurate enough (HealthDay)—Coronavirus antibody test results may not be accurate enough to help guide decisions about whether to allow large groups of people to gather at work, schools, dormitories, correctional facilities, and other locations, the U.S. Centers for …

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          Antibody designed to recognize pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease

          Alzheimer

          Antibody designed to recognize pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease Antibody designed to recognize pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain Researchers have found a way to design an antibody that can identify the toxic particles that destroy healthy brain cells—a potential advance …

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