According to a fascinating study published in the journal Nature Communication, nanobodies or antibody fragments from an unlikely source can be used to produce a new treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19). Nanobodies from llamas? Researchers who participated in the study found that minuscule antibodies produced by llamas can potentially help treat coronavirus. These beneficial virus-fighting proteins could then be given to infected … Continue reading Nasal spray with nanobodies from llamas may be key to fighting coronavirus: Study
Possible coronavirus treatment may come from antibodies produced by… llamas?
A possible treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus, may be at hand. In a breakthrough study soon to be published in the journal Cell, researchers from the U.S., Belgium and Germany described how two special antibodies produced by an immunized llama can effectively stop the coronavirus from infecting healthy cells. How coronaviruses infect their target cells … Continue reading Possible coronavirus treatment may come from antibodies produced by… llamas?