A mini-antibody with broad antiviral activity chews up viral DNA and RNA

September 12, 2014 11:00 am

A mini-antibody with broad antiviral activity chews up viral DNA and RNA
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140626172846.htm

Antibodies and their derivatives can protect plants and animals — including humans — against viruses. Members of this class of drugs are usually highly specific against components of a particular virus, and mutations in the virus that change these components can make them ineffective.

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