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Fri Sep 24, 2021, 05:01 PM

Nanobodies from llamas hold hope for CoVid-19 treatment(s)

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58628689 2 days ago

A Covid therapy derived from a llama named Fifi has shown "significant potential" in early trials.

It is a treatment made of "nanobodies", small, simpler versions of antibodies, which llamas and camels produce naturally in response to infection.

Once the therapy has been tested in humans, scientists say, it could be given as a simple nasal spray - to treat and even prevent early infection.

Prof James Naismith described nanobodies as "fantastically exciting". ]snip]

Yeah, yeah...a single drop of llamajuice and a binder of some sort...

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Backseat Driver Sep 2021 OP
liberalmuse Sep 2021 #1
Hugh_Lebowski Sep 2021 #2
sdfernando Sep 2021 #4
Lovie777 Sep 2021 #3
abqtommy Sep 2021 #5

Response to Backseat Driver (Original post)

Fri Sep 24, 2021, 05:06 PM

1. Hide your camels and llamas.

I don't even what to know what the anti-vaxxers will do to try and get their nanobodies.

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Response to Backseat Driver (Original post)

Fri Sep 24, 2021, 05:11 PM

2. People are saying the nanobodies are found in the urine of the animals (nt)

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Response to Hugh_Lebowski (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 24, 2021, 06:13 PM

4. I mentioned several days ago that the anti-vax crowd will now be gargling Llama urine...

although I used a shorter and more "colorful" term for urine.

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Response to Backseat Driver (Original post)

Fri Sep 24, 2021, 05:14 PM

3. Interesting . ....

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Response to Backseat Driver (Original post)

Fri Sep 24, 2021, 06:54 PM

5. In the meantime, get the covid vax, get the flu vax, we already know they work!

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