Discovery of human antibodies against black cobra toxins

Mia Øhlenschlæger, Mikael Rørdam Andersen, Brian Lohse, Andreas Hougaard Laustsen

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    Abstract

    Snakebite envenoming represents a major health threat intropical parts of the developing world1. Animal-derivedantisera currently constitute the only effective treatment option,but are associated with severe side effects due toincompatibility with the human immune system. We aim atdiscovering human antibodies that target the medically mostimportant toxins from N. melanoleuca venom using phagedisplay technology.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2016
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventThe Oxford Venoms Symposium 2016: Making sense of venoms in health and disease - St Hilda's College , Oxford, United Kingdom
    Duration: 5 Sep 20166 Sep 2016
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    Conference

    ConferenceThe Oxford Venoms Symposium 2016
    LocationSt Hilda's College
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityOxford
    Period05/09/201606/09/2016
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