1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Cameloids have small antibodies that can dock in the cell receptors used by HIV virus
Llamas spit, kick, bite … and may help scientists develop a cure for AIDS. According to recent research, llamas have a secret weapon that might just be the answer to treating the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/llama-antibodies-reach-the-parts-others-do-not/
Interview with Dr Monsef Benkirane, Director of the human genetic CNRS institute, Montpellier and specialist in HIV
55 years ago, the first known case of HIV in a human occurred in a man who died in the Congo. Since then a lot has been done to turn this deadly disease into one we can now… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/world-aids-day-2014/
Scientists using mice have carried out tissue transplants without the need for life-long anti-rejection medication.
After a transplant, immunosuppressants need to be administered… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/antibody-complex-stops-rejection/