New Technique To Tap Full Potential Of Antibody Libraries Developed

Sunday, January 18, 2009 - 21:28 in Health & Medicine

Antibodies are the attack dogs of the immune system, fighting off bacterial and other invaders. Massive libraries of synthetic antibodies that mimic this natural response, for instance to attack proteins critical to a particular cancer, are also available, but current techniques have allowed scientists to screen these antibodies for effectiveness against only a very limited number of disease-causing agents.

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