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Powerful dengue neutralizing antibody found

Public Release: 20-Feb-2015

A new Duke-NUS-led study has identified a super-potent antibody which requires a minute amount to neutralize the dengue virus.

The study, published online on 20 February 2015, in the journal Nature Communications, showed how a newly identified antibody 5J7, is highly effective in killing dengue virus whereby only 10-9 g of antibody is needed to stop the infection of dengue serotype 3 virus (DENV-3). 473 more words

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$34 iPhone dongle allows 15-minute HIV test with similar accuracy to 'gold standard' lab test

A team of biomedical engineers at Columbia University has developed an iPhone dongle costing just $34 that can conduct HIV tests with similar accuracy to ‘gold standard’ laboratory equipment costing over $18,000. 166 more words

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New promising treatment for HIV found?

For years researchers and doctors have struggled to successfully treat or prevent HIV/AIDS. The virus can rapidly mutate and become resistant to many of the therapies we have thrown its way. 785 more words


Blood (part 2) White Blood Cells - A* understanding for GCSE Biology

The previous post looked at the structure and function of red blood cells and plasma.  Now it is time to turn our attention to the rather more complex topic of… 599 more words

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News review: Immunotherapy- hope for incurable cancer patients?

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The story has been all over the news in Germany: a young man with inoperable lung cancer that did not respond to chemotherapy is now doing better and his tumour is shrinking. 1,242 more words


NTU develops an antibody which can help you recover from flu and pneumonia faster

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University led by Associate Professor Andrew Tan have developed a potent antibody which can help patients suffering from pneumonia and flu to recover faster.   625 more words


SeekProducts Now With >2.48M Antibody Products - The Largest Antibody Products Site

Today we announced a new content release that catapulted SeekProducts to the position of the most content-rich antibody search site. Not only have we reached the highest number of products made available in one site, we also added relevant content and capabilities of specific value to the researcher trying to identify the right antibody for the next experiment. 416 more words