The TWiV team reveals the repertoire of anti-viral antibodies in newborn humans, and a complement protein that binds the adenovirus capsid and prevents release of the viral DNA.
Links for This Episode
- Maternal anti-viral antibodies in newborns (Nat Med)
- Complement protein blocks adenovirus uncoating (Cell Host Micr)
- Antibodies neutralize virus inside cells (virology blog)
- Image credit
- Letters read on TWiV 544
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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