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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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Study reveals immune characteristics of long-COVID

Study reveals immune characteristics of long-COVID

Brazilian study reveals the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection on the central nervous system

Brazilian study reveals the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection on the central nervous system

Research may lead to safer ways to care for patients impacted by blood clots

Research may lead to safer ways to care for patients impacted by blood clots

Obscure family of viruses already endemic in African monkeys "poised for spillover" to humans

Obscure family of viruses already endemic in African monkeys "poised for spillover" to humans

Plasma proteome signature predictive of occurrence of persistent symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Plasma proteome signature predictive of occurrence of persistent symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Effectiveness of anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunoadhesin against omicron and other emerging variants

Effectiveness of anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunoadhesin against omicron and other emerging variants

“Mystery gene” matures a main component of the cell skeleton

“Mystery gene” matures a main component of the cell skeleton

Study establishes a feasible combination therapeutic strategy for ulcerative colitis

Study establishes a feasible combination therapeutic strategy for ulcerative colitis

COVID-19 booster shots essential for maintaining long-term immunity against infection in older adults

COVID-19 booster shots essential for maintaining long-term immunity against infection in older adults

Study suggests B-cell responses to booster vaccines are impeded by recent SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study suggests B-cell responses to booster vaccines are impeded by recent SARS-CoV-2 infection

Smartphone-based assessment of long COVID symptomatology and risk factors

Smartphone-based assessment of long COVID symptomatology and risk factors

Significant humoral immune evasion contributes to the emergence and rapid spread of Arg346-mutated BA.4 and BA.5 sublineages

Significant humoral immune evasion contributes to the emergence and rapid spread of Arg346-mutated BA.4 and BA.5 sublineages

Treatment for neurological diseases often no longer effective enough in the later stages

Treatment for neurological diseases often no longer effective enough in the later stages

Blood test could predict people's likelihood of developing long Covid

Blood test could predict people's likelihood of developing long Covid

Houston Methodist researchers receive CPRIT funding to research two of the most lethal cancers

Houston Methodist researchers receive CPRIT funding to research two of the most lethal cancers

Researchers computationally design immunogens to elicit antibodies against different SARS-CoV-2 variants

Researchers computationally design immunogens to elicit antibodies against different SARS-CoV-2 variants

Q-LAAD: a dynamic, cost-effective rapid antigen test for detection of SARS-CoV-2

Q-LAAD: a dynamic, cost-effective rapid antigen test for detection of SARS-CoV-2

Food, vaccines, bacteria, and viruses may all prime our immune system to attack SARS-CoV-2

Food, vaccines, bacteria, and viruses may all prime our immune system to attack SARS-CoV-2

New lab technique could spark a 'paradigm shift' in testing protein-based drugs

New lab technique could spark a 'paradigm shift' in testing protein-based drugs

Vaccinating mothers during pregnancy may be an effective strategy to boost COVID antibodies in infants

Vaccinating mothers during pregnancy may be an effective strategy to boost COVID antibodies in infants