How We Co-opted the Immune System’s Targeted Weaponry | Antibodies Series Part 1

You may have heard a lot of talk about antibodies lately, especially in relation to vaccines. We wanted to tackle this important subject, but these tiny objects are deceptively complex! So, this is the first of three episodes in a mini-series on antibodies, and in it, we’ll talk about how we hacked the immune system to fight pathogens, neutralize deadly toxins, and more!

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