Ultrapotent IgM antibodies isolated from a pregnant woman with Zika virus show promise as an immunotherapy
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 Unusual Zika virus-specific antibody exhibits ultrapotent neutralizationUnusual Zika virus-specific antibody exhibits ultrapotent neutralization
 
An unusual type of antibody that even at miniscule levels neutralizes the Zika virus and renders the virus infection undetectable in preclinical models has been identified by a team led by Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian and National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigators.
 
 
 Ultrapotent IgM antibodies isolated from a pregnant woman with Zika virus show promise as an immunotherapyUltrapotent IgM antibodies isolated from a pregnant woman with Zika virus show promise as an immunotherapy
 
Zika virus (ZIKV) infection is a potentially teratogenic illness, causing up to one in seven infants born to infected mothers to suffer neurodevelopmental deficits. A new study published in the journal Cell shows that some mothers escape injury to their babies because they develop a highly potent neutralizing antibody.
 
   Zika-exposed children may show differences in cognitive development, mood and mobilityZika-exposed children may show differences in cognitive development, mood and mobility
 
Children who are exposed to the Zika virus while in the womb, but who are not subsequently diagnosed with Zika-related birth defects and congenital Zika syndrome (CZS), may still display differences in some aspects of cognitive development, mood and mobility compared to unexposed children, reports a study published in Pediatric Research.
 
   New research helps to better understand the risks associated with prenatal Zika virus infectionsNew research helps to better understand the risks associated with prenatal Zika virus infections
 
Approximately one third of children born to mothers infected with Zika virus during their pregnancy present with at least one abnormality consistent with Congenital Zika Syndrome in the first years of their life, according to new research.
 
 CSU engineers introduce a better way to perform mosquito-tracking for disease applications
 
CSU engineers introduce a better way to perform mosquito-tracking for disease applicationsWest Nile, Zika, dengue and malaria are all diseases spread by bites from infected mosquitoes. To track the threat of such diseases over large populations, scientists need to know where the mosquitoes are, where they've been, and where they might go.
 
 
 Atypical antibody shows extremely potent zika-resistant activity
 
Atypical antibody shows extremely potent zika-resistant activityA group of researchers led by Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian, and National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigators has discovered an unusual type of antibody that, even at extremely low concentrations, neutralizes the Zika virus and renders the virus infection undetectable in preclinical models.