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Old 7th July 2020, 02:56 AM   #274
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Originally Posted by TellyKNeasuss View Post
I didn't quite grasp what this treatment is. Are they creating synthetic antibodies? Or replicating actual antibodies taken from people who have been infected? Or are they creating something that will stimulate the creation of specific antibodies if administered to a person?
Recombinant antibody technology allows for the production of the entire human antibody library and these are rapidly screened to identify clonal antibodies that can be manufactured to high volumes and purified for therapeutic use. Or the DNA isolated from the B cells of infected individuals can be isolated and developed into clonal antibodies. The last bit is not what they are doing, this would be a vaccine.
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