Published in Biotech Business Week, March 28th, 2005
Neutralizing antibodies are soluble proteins that are secreted by adaptive immune cells into the bloodstream, following exposure to a virus. In the bloodstream, antibodies bind to viral particles in circulation, prevent them from infecting human cells, and lead to the viral particles' destruction-thus neutralizing them.
Because neutralizing antibodies attack the virus before it enters cells, they...
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