News tagged with antibodies

Antibody builders

Antibodies are often the first line of defense against the body's invaders.  Built to recognize and attack foreign bacteria and viruses, antibody molecules are released by cells to do battle with microbial ...

Nov 19, 2013
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Molecular interplay explains many immunodeficiencies

Australian scientists have described an exquisitely balanced interplay of four molecules that trigger and govern antibody production in immune cells. As well as being an important basic science discovery, it helps explain ...

Nov 11, 2013
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France okays home tests for HIV

Self-testing HIV kits will go on sale in France next year under a strategy aimed at reducing the spread of the virus causing AIDS, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Thursday.

Nov 07, 2013
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