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University of Pittsburgh Scientists Discover antibody that blocks COVID-19

In these difficult times finally some good news. The University of Pittsburgh scientists discover an antibody that blocks the covid-19 virus. It is the smallest biological molecule. This neutralizes the severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV-2 virus. Also, CoV-2 is the cause of the COVID-19 virus. This antibody is ten times smaller than a full-sized antibody. Thus it is helpful in the construction of drug Ab8. This is often extremely effective in preventing and treating the virus in mice and hamsters. Its size increases. Later it neutralizes the virus. Though it is not bound to human cells. Additionally, it does not have any aspect effects in folks. It additionally helps the administrator for drug various routes. This includes inhalation furthermore.

This drug is evaluated in coordination with scientists. They are from the University of North Carolina. This is at Chapel Hill (UNC). Also the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). This is at Galveston. As well as the University of British Columbia. Also the University of Saskatchewan. Finally, there is hope. Hope that we will back to normal soon. This will protect those who have no immunity against the virus. This will be effective for infected people also.

Antibody component

The tiny component is variable. This has a heavy chain (VH) domain. This domain is of an immunoglobulin. This immunoglobulin is found in the blood. Ab8 is created through a procedure. This includes when the VH domain fuses. This fusion is with the immunoglobulin tail region. This adds immune functions to the body. The researchers are finding a way to give drugs. It will either by nose or by injection. Although the mice had less than 10 times infection than those who are not immune. Thus this a major step towards the progress.

However, we all know the way the world is dealing with this new normal. We cannot neglect the decline in the economy. The vaccine or drug is the need of an hour. The scientists involved in this drug. They are expected to talk in more detail. This might be on Tuesday. This news has given more hope to the world. It will be very helpful, back to normal.

Somya Harnakiya
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