Antibodies

New ingestible antibody to prevent allergy, asthma

New ingestible antibody to prevent allergy, asthma

When exposed to external allergens, an allergic person produces high levels of IgE molecules. 

Jan 28, 2018, 18:43 PM IST
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

Researchers identify potent antibodies against HIV

 Scientists have developed a structure-based vaccine design that can jumpstart an effective immune response to HIV by rapidly offsetting antibodies against the virus, which so far have been unsuccessful.

Apr 08, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Antibodies of Ebola virus have been found out

A recent research has engineered the first antibodies that can potently neutralise the two deadliest strains of the virus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

Jan 15, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Can your saliva predict if you will die early?

Ever thought if your saliva could predict if you will die early? Well, it may be a possibility.

Dec 24, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

New antibiotic jab may treat whooping cough

 Researchers have developed two new antibodies that may treat or prevent whooping cough, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year.

Dec 03, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Single vaccine for Chikungunya, related viruses comes closer to reality

 Researchers have identified "broadly neutralizing" antibodies that protect against infection by multiple, distantly related alphaviruses, including Chikungunya virus, that cause fever and debilitating joint pain.

Nov 11, 2015, 11:44 AM IST

Exercise-induced hormone that keeps us healthy not a 'myth'

Researchers have confirmed the existence of irisin, a hormone linked to the positive benefits of exercise.

Aug 15, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Molecular switch that creates long-term immunity found

A protein responsible for preserving the antibody-producing cells that lead to long-term immunity after infection or vaccination has been found, new reserach shows.

Jul 14, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

Antibodies developed to battle chikungunya virus

Scientists are developing antibodies in order to defeat mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

Jul 09, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Effective vaccines against dengue in the offing

In a finding that could lead to the first effective therapies and vaccines against dengue, scientists have determined the structure of a human antibody which can fight the deadly virus.

Jul 03, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Potential treatment to cure MERS identified

In a first, researchers have discovered therapeutics that have successfully protected and treated mice infected with the virus that causes the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Jun 30, 2015, 12:06 PM IST

New antibody weapons against Marburg virus found

Scientists have identified new immune molecules that protect against deadly Marburg virus, a relative of Ebola virus.

Jun 30, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

'Effective' human anti-HIV vaccine comes closer to reality

An HIV vaccine research has generated key antibodies in animal models.

Jun 19, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Scientists 'redesign' antibodies to control HIV

Thanks to some redesigning, an antibody now has more power and can neutralize more strains of HIV virus, than any other recognised natural antibody.

May 25, 2015, 13:15 PM IST