We Surprised a Llama Antibody Researcher With An Actual Llama

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Reactions Science Videos | June 08, 2020

Scientists are considering some less-conventional approaches to tackle the COVID-19 #pandemic. One of those approaches is using #antibodies from llamas to fight off #SARCoV2, or to keep it from infecting you in the first place. We chatted with one scientist behind the research, Daniel Wrapp, and had a surprise for him in store.

Sources:
Structural Basis for Potent Neutralization of Betacoronaviruses by Single-Domain Camelid Antibodies

Camelid Single-Domain Antibodies: Historical Perspective and Future Outlook

Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes

Antibodies (and use of camelid antibodies)

Llama antibody engineered to block coronavirus

Llama Antibodies Could Help Us Defeat COVID-19, Scientists Say

Llama Antibodies Neutralize Virus That Causes COVID-19, New Research Shows

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