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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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New studies demonstrate efficacy of novel Lipoxin analog in laboratory models of Crohn's disease

New studies demonstrate efficacy of novel Lipoxin analog in laboratory models of Crohn's disease

U.S. Patent for generating genetically altered antibody producing cell lines

U.S. Patent for generating genetically altered antibody producing cell lines

Testosterone may impede immunity

Testosterone may impede immunity

Tiny, vibrating paddle oscillator senses the mass of a virus

Tiny, vibrating paddle oscillator senses the mass of a virus

VaxGen gets $877.5 million to supply 75 million doses of anthrax vaccine

VaxGen gets $877.5 million to supply 75 million doses of anthrax vaccine

Hong Kong reports case of H5N1 in dead bird

Hong Kong reports case of H5N1 in dead bird

Researchers identify biomarkers that could lead to more accurate diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus

Researchers identify biomarkers that could lead to more accurate diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Study shows possible solution to the current flu vaccine shortage

Study shows possible solution to the current flu vaccine shortage

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Gene regulated by need to process proteins linked to enlargement of protein processing factory

Gene regulated by need to process proteins linked to enlargement of protein processing factory

$73 million to tackle infectious diseases such as West Nile virus and influenza

$73 million to tackle infectious diseases such as West Nile virus and influenza

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Routine screening of blood samples would reduce the risk of disease transmission among transplant recipients

Routine screening of blood samples would reduce the risk of disease transmission among transplant recipients

Trojan horse technique offers potential new therapeutic approach to Alzheimer's disease

Trojan horse technique offers potential new therapeutic approach to Alzheimer's disease

Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

Umbilical cord blood may hold clue to childhood allergy and asthma

Umbilical cord blood may hold clue to childhood allergy and asthma

Study suggests safer immunization approach to Alzheimer's

Study suggests safer immunization approach to Alzheimer's

Easy-to-make vaccine tackles a range of illnesses

Easy-to-make vaccine tackles a range of illnesses