Researchers create mutated antibodies to fight dengue

04/9/2013 | Yahoo

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers developed antibodies that are able to bind better to all four serotypes of the dengue virus, a possible step toward effective vaccines, according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers used an antibody called 4E11, and a mutated antibody allowed significantly improved binding to two serotypes and lesser improvements for the other two.

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