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Four experimental treatments for Ebola were sent to the region: ZMapp, which was tried in West Africa; GS-5734, an antiviral drug; and two monoclonal antibodies, REGN-EB3 and Ma b114.
Also, another experimental antibody drug has entered human testing, the National Institutes of Health said Wednesday.
ZMapp, a combination of three immune system antibodies, is one experimental treatment, but it must be kept frozen and is not easy to distribute in the remote tropical areas that are usually hit by the virus.
The drug being tested, known as SC-007, is a type of antibody-drug conjugate, designed to home in on malignant cells while sparing healthy tissues.
Breast milk can produce antibodies that combat the bacteria specifically present in that environment.
Breast milk provides essential nutrients as well as hormones and antibodies that protect newborns against infectious disease.
After a few weeks, Calmette extracted the horse blood and spun out antibodies that targeted cobra venom.
This gland produces the most antibodies in the system.
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