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ALS ice bucket funds stay in Augusta

...research into the causes of ALS. For instance, GRU researcher Lin Mei has been focusing on proteins called LRP4 and agrin and antibodies against those proteins that might be implicated in ALS, Rivner said."We've actually found a few patients who have this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/als-ice-bucket-funds-stay-au
Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

...operation, Kentucky BioProcessing, in Owensboro, Ky.That experimental treatment, called ZMapp, uses proteins called antibodies, and is designed to inactivate the Ebola virus and help the body kill infected cells. It hasn't been tested in people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/not-just-ebola-drugs-manuf
2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

...people so far.The treatment, called ZMapp, was developed with U.S. military funding by a San Diego company, using antibodies harvested from lab animals that had been injected with parts of the Ebola virus. Tobacco plants in Kentucky are being used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-05/2nd-american-aid-worker-ebola-arriv
US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

...and insisted that his colleague receive it. His best hope in Africa was the transfusion of blood he received including antibodies from one of his patients, a 14-year-old boy who survived thanks to the doctor. Dr. Philip Brachman, an Emory public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/us-doctor-ebola-atlanta-treat
Vaccination against effects of PCP, cocaine may be possible

NEW ORLEANS -- Designer antibodies may someday be used to immunize...body's immune system. To create antibodies, researchers must hook the molecule...prompt the body to make its own antibodies. Or scientists can create the antibodies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/25/tec_268628.shtml
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Vaccination against effects of PCP, cocaine may be possible

NEW ORLEANS -- Designer antibodies may someday be used to immunize...body's immune system. To create antibodies, researchers must hook the molecule...prompt the body to make its own antibodies. Or scientists can create the antibodies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/24/tec_268552.shtml
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Study: multiple sclerosis linked to mononucleosis virus

...blood contained significant levels of antibodies to the Epstein-Barr virus were four...when there may be no symptoms, but antibodies to the germ would remain into adulthood...showing that people without Epstein-Barr antibodies rarely develop multiple sclerosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/28/tec_329698.shtml
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Study in mice suggests approach for AIDS virus vaccine

...University of Montana, researchers developed antibodies in mice that attacked HIV, the virus...manipulated to respond to HIV, made antibodies against the fusion molecules. When...against actual samples of HIV, the mouse antibodies were able to neutralize 23 of 24 strains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/15/tec_250333.shtml
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Doctor 's humor is a hit on iTunes

It could be his way of explaining antibodies that help immune cells target viruses as "wanted posters." It could be his funny tips, such as this one about swimmer's ear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/10/met_543889.shtml
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FDA approves urine-only HIV test

...and Drug Administration has approved its urine HIV Western blot test. Calypte already had created a test that screened for antibodies to the AIDS virus in urine. But people who tested positive still needed a more accurate blood test called the Western blot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/03/tec_230126.shtml
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