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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.
Genmab's HuMax-CD4 receives U.S. orphan drug designation

Genmab's HuMax-CD4 receives U.S. orphan drug designation

Surprise finding could lead to hepatitis C vaccine

Surprise finding could lead to hepatitis C vaccine

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

Antibodies produced by shark immune systems could be used to detect human pathogens

Antibodies produced by shark immune systems could be used to detect human pathogens

Nucleic acid-amplification testing has improved the safety of the nation's blood supply

Nucleic acid-amplification testing has improved the safety of the nation's blood supply

More tumour cells in the blood leads to quicker deterioration in women with breast cancer

More tumour cells in the blood leads to quicker deterioration in women with breast cancer

Scientists have successfully filmed individual cells migrating within a functioning lymph node

Scientists have successfully filmed individual cells migrating within a functioning lymph node

Softening agents in their home linked to asthma and allergies

Softening agents in their home linked to asthma and allergies

Strep throat, scarlet fever and other disorders appears to use a single wasplike "stinger" to spread infection

Strep throat, scarlet fever and other disorders appears to use a single wasplike "stinger" to spread infection

No adverse side-effects have been observed in clinical trial of SARS vaccine

No adverse side-effects have been observed in clinical trial of SARS vaccine

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

Vaccine trial shows promising results for streptococcal infection protection

Vaccine trial shows promising results for streptococcal infection protection

Death from locally acquired West Nile Virus within Los Angeles County

Death from locally acquired West Nile Virus within Los Angeles County

Signet Laboratories has announced the release of ACUITY mouse-on-mouse polymer detection system

Signet Laboratories has announced the release of ACUITY mouse-on-mouse polymer detection system

Austrian researchers in a world first have successfully engineered an allergy vaccine

Austrian researchers in a world first have successfully engineered an allergy vaccine

Zyomyx issued five new biotech patents

Zyomyx issued five new biotech patents

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Renal research boost for the University of Birmingham

Renal research boost for the University of Birmingham

New glycan arrays discover autoimmunogenic activities of SARS-CoV

New glycan arrays discover autoimmunogenic activities of SARS-CoV

Corus Pharma selected as a biotech company to watch

Corus Pharma selected as a biotech company to watch