Novosibirsk scientists have obtained antibodies that neutralize the coronavirus

In the laboratory of immunogenetics, Institute of molecular and cellular biology SB RAS scientists have obtained antibodies that neutralize COVID-19.

As reported by TASS, the Secretary of the working group under RAS to overcome coronavirus infections Olga Dorokhova, it will allow in the future to create the means of specific therapy and prevention of the virus and will be required for the improvement of vaccines.

According to her, development was used the blood samples had been ill COVID-19 donors and the unique technology of sorting of single B-lymphocytes. These antibodies can block the interaction of virus and cell receptor АСЕ2, preventing its penetration into the target cells.

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