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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.
Cancer stem cells adapt to environmental conditions and undergo reversible transformations

Cancer stem cells adapt to environmental conditions and undergo reversible transformations

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Monkey-infecting virus shows promise as potential component of future HIV vaccine

Monkey-infecting virus shows promise as potential component of future HIV vaccine

PDIA1 enzyme levels could help diagnose individuals’ predisposition to cardiovascular disease

PDIA1 enzyme levels could help diagnose individuals’ predisposition to cardiovascular disease

Naturally occurring human antibody reveals hidden weakness in influenza virus

Naturally occurring human antibody reveals hidden weakness in influenza virus

How an “Internet of Things for science labs” startup is going viral

How an “Internet of Things for science labs” startup is going viral

Scientists investigate function of AAPP in mosquito blood feeding

Scientists investigate function of AAPP in mosquito blood feeding

Slow-release HIV vaccine shows promise in preclinical trials

Slow-release HIV vaccine shows promise in preclinical trials

NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

UNC and partners receive NIH funding to identify chlamydia vaccine

UNC and partners receive NIH funding to identify chlamydia vaccine

Groundbreaking research could lead to a simple, inexpensive test for Ebola virus

Groundbreaking research could lead to a simple, inexpensive test for Ebola virus

Research aims to keep astronauts healthy in space

Research aims to keep astronauts healthy in space

Drug reduces risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, study shows

Drug reduces risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, study shows

Scientists unravel mechanism of action of antitumor drug used to treat glioblastoma

Scientists unravel mechanism of action of antitumor drug used to treat glioblastoma

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Study identifies antigens targeted by antibody response to Kawasaki Disease

Study identifies antigens targeted by antibody response to Kawasaki Disease

TET proteins help regulate gene activity vital for normal antibody production

TET proteins help regulate gene activity vital for normal antibody production

Researchers succeed in humanization of mouse antibodies targeting human herpesvirus 6B

Researchers succeed in humanization of mouse antibodies targeting human herpesvirus 6B

New sepsis detector uses photonics to make accurate diagnosis in less than thirty minutes

New sepsis detector uses photonics to make accurate diagnosis in less than thirty minutes

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body