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Scientists map structure of potent antibody against coronavirus – Medical Xpress

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…

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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 antibodya tiny, Y-shaped protein that is one of the body’s premier weapons against pathogens including viruseswas isolated by the Fred Hutch team from a blood sample received from a Washington state patient in the early…

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