The two newly discovered bNAbs, called PG9 and PG16, are the first to have been identified in more than a decade and resulted from a massive collaboration of researchers from the global North and South, from academia and industry, from within and outside the HIV field that analyzed upwards of 1,800 HIV-infected volunteers in developing countries around the world. Two new antibodies found to cripple HIV: Potential key to AIDS vaccine
Researchers at and associated with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), at The Scripps Research Institute, and at the biotechnology companies Theraclone Sciences and Monogram Biosciences have discovered two powerful new antibodies to HIV that reveal what may be an Achilles heel on the virus. They published their work in Science this week.
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