Antibodies

Antibody that protects against Zika, dengue identified

Antibody that protects against Zika, dengue identified

Since dengue and Zika are related viruses, the researchers reasoned that an antibody that prevents dengue disease may do the same for Zika.

Sep 26, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Human antibodies produced in lab to treat diseases

Human antibodies produced in lab to treat diseases

A team of researchers led by Facundo Batista of Francis Crick Institute in London and Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard have been able to produce specific human antibodies in the laboratory.

Jul 25, 2017, 00:30 AM IST
Immune system may help in neutralising body from HIV-1 virus

Immune system may help in neutralising body from HIV-1 virus

The team sought to better understand how the body`s own immune system might be getting in the way of neutralizing the HIV-1 virus.

Jul 12, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
Highly potent antibody may lead to therapy for Zika: Study

Highly potent antibody may lead to therapy for Zika: Study

As Zika spreads throughout the world, the call for rapid development of therapeutics to treat Zika rings loud and clear.

Nov 25, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

How HIV disrupts immune system revealed

HIV-infected people whose immune systems made neutralising antibodies have similar immune alterations, or perturbations, as found in individuals with autoimmune disease, revealed a study.

Aug 01, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Antibodies that protect against Zika virus in mice identified, claim scientists

Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis claim to have identified antibodies that protect against Zika virus infection in mice.

Jul 28, 2016, 08:25 AM IST