The Coronavirus Is No Match Against Sybody 23

The virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, uses its spike protein to gain access to cells, by binding to the ACE2 receptor. Unsurprisingly, stopping the spike protein from latching on to ACE2 has been a major focus in the design and development of COVID-19 therapeutics.

One such approach is by using antibodies (natural immune molecules that attach to pathogens) which have proven to be…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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