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An antibody is a blood protein that is produced in response to and counteracts an antigen. Antibodies are produced in response to disease and help the body fight against the particular disease. In this way, antibodies help the body develop an immunity to disease.
New immunotherapy active against mucosal melanoma and improves survival for bladder cancer patients

New immunotherapy active against mucosal melanoma and improves survival for bladder cancer patients

Antibodies can activate nerve cells within milliseconds, study shows

Antibodies can activate nerve cells within milliseconds, study shows

UAB researchers find how gut fails to prevent HIV-1 infection

UAB researchers find how gut fails to prevent HIV-1 infection

Chronic short sleep shuts down programs involved in immune response, study shows

Chronic short sleep shuts down programs involved in immune response, study shows

NIH scientists improve understanding of antibody-based protection against klebsiella bacteria

NIH scientists improve understanding of antibody-based protection against klebsiella bacteria

Researchers design antibody that recognizes and destroys blood cancer stem cells

Researchers design antibody that recognizes and destroys blood cancer stem cells

New treatment for C.diff infections reduces recurrences by 40%, study finds

New treatment for C.diff infections reduces recurrences by 40%, study finds

Combination of broadly neutralizing antibodies can suppress virus in HIV-infected mice, study shows

Combination of broadly neutralizing antibodies can suppress virus in HIV-infected mice, study shows

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

UCF researcher combines new and old science to create method for speedy medical tests

UCF researcher combines new and old science to create method for speedy medical tests

New genital herpes vaccine candidate shows promising results in preclinical tests

New genital herpes vaccine candidate shows promising results in preclinical tests

New research exposes cellular responses linked to bird flu vaccine

New research exposes cellular responses linked to bird flu vaccine

Scientists discover adverse, unpredictable side effects of approved MS therapy

Scientists discover adverse, unpredictable side effects of approved MS therapy

Improving fungal disease diagnostics could help battle against antimicrobial resistance

Improving fungal disease diagnostics could help battle against antimicrobial resistance

Research shows role played by PAMPs in immune system signaling and response

Research shows role played by PAMPs in immune system signaling and response

Researchers test new HIV neutralising antibody in humans

Researchers test new HIV neutralising antibody in humans

Better fungal disease diagnostics could be critical to fight against antimicrobial resistance

Better fungal disease diagnostics could be critical to fight against antimicrobial resistance

New antibody design may pave way for treating diseases affecting the brain

New antibody design may pave way for treating diseases affecting the brain

Study finds that T cells play important role in control of Zika infections

Study finds that T cells play important role in control of Zika infections

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?