Recombinant snake antivenoms get closer to the clinic

Andreas H. Laustsen*

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Abstract

Snakebite envenomings kill ~100 000 victims each year and leave many more with permanent sequelae. Antivenoms have been available for more than 125 years but are in need of innovation. A new study by Khalek et al. highlights broadly neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that might be used to develop recombinant antivenoms with superior therapeutic benefits.
Original languageEnglish
JournalTrends in Immunology
Volume45
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)225-227
ISSN1471-4906
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2024

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