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What are Monoclonal antibodies?

Recently, scientists conducted experiments on monoclonal antibody cocktail named REGEN-COV2. Antibody has been found to be life-saving treatment for severely affected Covid-19 patients. What are Monoclonal Antibodies? Monoclonal antibodies are artificial antibodies that perform the activity of our immune systems. They are produced by extracting specific antibodies from human blood and then cloning them. They ..

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Antibody Cocktail treatment for Covid

Doctors from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi have successfully analysed the monoclonal antibody therapy on two Covid-19 patients. This therapy resulted into fast progression of symptoms within first seven days. About the therapy Two patients were administered REGCov2 (Casirivimab and Imdevimab). They started to produce resistance against SARS-CoV-2, recovered and then discharged within ..

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NMITLI Programme of CSIR to conduct “hmAbs” trial to neutrialize COVID-19

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) under its New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative (NMITLI) is to develop human monoclonal antibodies (hmAbs). These antibodies will neutralise COVID-19 virus in patients. Highlights The CSIR on one side is fighting hard against COVID-19 through its own researches. On the other side, it is also working ..

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