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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 identifies broadly neutralizing antibody panel against SARS-like viruses

Study identifies broadly neutralizing antibody panel against SARS-like viruses

Efficient non-neutralizing antibody to SARS-CoV-2 spike NTD that operates via Fc receptor-mediated pathway

Efficient non-neutralizing antibody to SARS-CoV-2 spike NTD that operates via Fc receptor-mediated pathway

Research supports COVID booster vaccines for those aged 60 and over

Research supports COVID booster vaccines for those aged 60 and over

Newly developed antibody may be used to treat muscular dystrophy

Newly developed antibody may be used to treat muscular dystrophy

The comparative effectiveness of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

The comparative effectiveness of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

An oral COVID-19 vaccine induces mucosal and protective immunity

An oral COVID-19 vaccine induces mucosal and protective immunity

Discovery of diverse sarbecovirus broadly neutralizing antibodies from SARS-CoV-2 “infected-vaccinated” humans

Discovery of diverse sarbecovirus broadly neutralizing antibodies from SARS-CoV-2 “infected-vaccinated” humans

Scientists develop a novel and potent SARS-CoV-2 RBD-homodimer vaccine

Scientists develop a novel and potent SARS-CoV-2 RBD-homodimer vaccine

The strengths and weaknesses of the spike protein in SARS-CoV-2 variants

The strengths and weaknesses of the spike protein in SARS-CoV-2 variants

Brown researchers receive $4.9 million to study COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness in older adults

Brown researchers receive $4.9 million to study COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness in older adults

Convalescent plasma does not reduce risk of intubation or death for COVID-19 hospitalized patients

Convalescent plasma does not reduce risk of intubation or death for COVID-19 hospitalized patients

No evidence of pre-existing antibody and B cell immunity against SARS-CoV-2 in unexposed adults

No evidence of pre-existing antibody and B cell immunity against SARS-CoV-2 in unexposed adults

Virus-like nanoparticle vaccine effective against SARS-CoV-2 in animal model

Virus-like nanoparticle vaccine effective against SARS-CoV-2 in animal model

Enzyme appears to be a major driver of dangerous pregnancy complication

Enzyme appears to be a major driver of dangerous pregnancy complication

'Cold' tumors can be turned 'hot' with extremely low doses of radiation, study shows

'Cold' tumors can be turned 'hot' with extremely low doses of radiation, study shows

Autoimmune antibodies strongly linked to the severity of illness in COVID-19 patients

Autoimmune antibodies strongly linked to the severity of illness in COVID-19 patients

Novel combination therapy may prolong viral suppression in patients with HIV

Novel combination therapy may prolong viral suppression in patients with HIV

New vaccinia-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate induces robust, durable immune responses

New vaccinia-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate induces robust, durable immune responses

Neuropsychiatric symptoms in children and adolescents with long COVID

Neuropsychiatric symptoms in children and adolescents with long COVID

German study finds lack of association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and neuroaxonal damage

German study finds lack of association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and neuroaxonal damage