Antibodies - Aqueous Two-phase Systems: Pros and Cons
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 VHH Antibodies (Nanobodies) Advantages and LimitationsVHH Antibodies (Nanobodies) Advantages and Limitations
 
Nanobodies are antibodies with a single variable domain located on a heavy chain, also known as VHH antibodies. Nanobodies are often seen as an alternative to conventional antibodies, and have significant differences in both production and use that influence their suitability.
 
   Aqueous Two-phase Systems: Pros and ConsAqueous Two-phase Systems: Pros and Cons
 
Phase systems consisting of polymers or polymers with saltwater can be used to separate cells, membranes, viruses, proteins and other biomolecules. Aqueous two-phase systems, also known as ATPS, use the properties of the polymer surface and conformation of the materials to partition biomolecules.
 
   New approach to broadly acting, highly effective HIV vaccineNew approach to broadly acting, highly effective HIV vaccine
 
Researchers have reported a major advance in the creation of a successful HIV vaccine that is not produced by the host animal. If this is validated, the vaccine thus created could help the host resist viral attack with HIV.
 
 New antibody shows promise in active lupus
 
New antibody shows promise in active lupusA new trial involving the use of an antibody called anifrolumab reports improvement in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) after 52 weeks of treatment. The research, titled 'Trial of Anifrolumab in Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus', is published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
 
 
 Anti-Parkin Antibody Uses in Research
 
Anti-Parkin Antibody Uses in ResearchParkin is an enzyme involved in proteolysis. Autosomal recessive mutations in its encoding gene cause Parkinson's disease.
 
 
 New combination of antibodies leads to more effective tumor destruction
 
New combination of antibodies leads to more effective tumor destructionThe simultaneous use of antibodies based on two differing mechanisms of action leads to a more effective destruction of tumors.
 
 
 Maternal microbiota is a source of newborn immunity, shows study
 
Maternal microbiota is a source of newborn immunity, shows studyMother's milk has been long touted for its salutary effects on the newborn and its ability to shield infants from certain infections.