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Never-before-seen antibody binding, informing liver cancer, antibody design

In structural biology, some molecules are so unusual they can only be captured with a unique set of tools. That’s precisely how a multi-institutional research team led by Salk scientists defined how antibodies can recognize a compound called phosphohistidine — a highly unstable molecule that has been found to play a central role in some… Read More »

Scientists map structure of potent antibody against coronavirus

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have shown that a potent antibody from a COVID-19 survivor interferes with a key feature on the surface of the coronavirus’s distinctive spikes and induces critical pieces of those spikes to break off in the process. The antibody — a tiny, Y-shaped protein that is one… Read More »

FDA Approves Inmazeb (atoltivimab, maftivimab and odesivimab-ebgn) Antibody Cocktail for Ebola (Zaire Ebolavirus)

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Inmazeb (atoltivimab, maftivimab and odesivimab-ebgn) for the treatment of infection caused by Zaire ebolavirus in adult and pediatric patients, including newborns of mothers who have tested positive for the infection. “We are… Read More »

Eli Lilly taps Fujifilm to chip in on COVID-19 antibody manufacturing as it awaits FDA’s emergency use decision

Shortly after rolling out interim data on its COVID-19 antibody hopeful, Eli Lilly last week sent the therapy ahead to the FDA for a potential emergency nod. If the antibody crosses the finish line, Lilly can expect a huge surge in demand—and it’s bringing in a manufacturing partner to help out.  Lilly has signed on… Read More »

Maker of Antibody Cocktail Trump Took Seeks Emergency Use OK

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2020 — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday that it is seeking emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for an experimental antibody cocktail given to President Donald Trump shortly after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Hours before the company made the announcement, Trump proclaimed in a video released by the… Read More »