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Researchers find widely ‘inconsistent’ use of antibodies in lab experiments

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Center say they have affirmed widespread inconsistencies in the use of a common laboratory procedure called immunohistochemical staining, and say the variations are making many laboratory experiments unreliable. Their findings were outlined in a special issue of the Asian Journal of Urology. In a review of papers published about… Read More »

The Miami monkey cured with two antibodies

A ‘functional cure’ of HIV has been achieved in one monkey given gene therapy that induced it to make two broadly neutralising antibodies against the virus.  Researcher José Martinez-Navio of the University of Miami told the HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) that the monkey received no antiretroviral therapy (ART) at any time other… Read More »