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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.

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Immune tolerance in hemophilia can be modulated by B cell activating factor

Immune tolerance in hemophilia can be modulated by B cell activating factor

Just one mRNA vaccine dose sufficient for people with prior SARS-CoV-2 infection

Just one mRNA vaccine dose sufficient for people with prior SARS-CoV-2 infection

One dose of mRNA vaccine may be sufficient for individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2

One dose of mRNA vaccine may be sufficient for individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2

Researchers reveal long-term kinetics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in patient sera

Researchers reveal long-term kinetics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in patient sera

Obesity, hypertension and smoking linked to lower vaccine-induced antibody production against SARS-CoV-2

Obesity, hypertension and smoking linked to lower vaccine-induced antibody production against SARS-CoV-2

Novel mRNA delivery vehicle provides alternative to LNPs for SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

Novel mRNA delivery vehicle provides alternative to LNPs for SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

FDA revokes EUA for monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab to treat patients with COVID-19

FDA revokes EUA for monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab to treat patients with COVID-19

Supercomputer simulations illuminate the behavior of dominant G form of SARS-CoV-2

Supercomputer simulations illuminate the behavior of dominant G form of SARS-CoV-2

Studies suggest mRNA COVID-19 vaccine may have reduced efficacy in patients with blood cancer

Studies suggest mRNA COVID-19 vaccine may have reduced efficacy in patients with blood cancer

Past COVID-19 infection does not completely protect against reinfection in young people

Past COVID-19 infection does not completely protect against reinfection in young people

Three teams selected to receive the first awards from Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer

Three teams selected to receive the first awards from Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer

Researchers develop an effective strategy to fight against chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

Researchers develop an effective strategy to fight against chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

FDA approves immunotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer

FDA approves immunotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Rapid mRNA vaccination effectively controls SARS-CoV-2 transmission in long-term care facilities

Rapid mRNA vaccination effectively controls SARS-CoV-2 transmission in long-term care facilities

COVID-19 vaccination of lactating mothers elicits specific IgA antibodies in breast milk

COVID-19 vaccination of lactating mothers elicits specific IgA antibodies in breast milk

Recovered COVID-19 patients may need only a single vaccine dose, suggests study

Recovered COVID-19 patients may need only a single vaccine dose, suggests study

Modeling study suggests how different SARS-CoV-2 mutations prevent antibody binding

Modeling study suggests how different SARS-CoV-2 mutations prevent antibody binding

Single dose of Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID vaccine shown to be more immunogenic than natural infection

Single dose of Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID vaccine shown to be more immunogenic than natural infection

Scientists illuminate how some antibodies can effectively disable ebolaviruses

Scientists illuminate how some antibodies can effectively disable ebolaviruses

Study: Previous COVID-19 infection does not completely protect against reinfection in young people

Study: Previous COVID-19 infection does not completely protect against reinfection in young people