1. Proteins in the blood that are produced by the body in response to specific antigens (such as bacteria ). ( See immune system .)

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Four weeks after the injections, all 20 of the participants had developed the antibodies needed to stave off the infection.

Rather, all of the manufactured antibodies are all stirred up but have nowhere to go.

According to those who witnessed the transfusion, the effects of the antibodies were seemingly evident within hours.

Antibodies are only one part of our response to an illness—in other conditions antibodies can make a disease worse.

The hope now is that those antibodies will now help Brantly in his own battle for life.

Dunbar expected to confer passive immunity on the hay fever patient by transferring to him this horse serum with its antibodies.

Experiments by scientific experts have demonstrated that alcohol restrains the formation of these marvelous antibodies.

Collect a further sample of blood or serum for subsequent investigation as to the presence of antibodies.

In those cases, when microbes and toxins are digested by the same cells, the latter manufacture antibodies against both.

Now vaccines, we are informed, are not toxic and so stimulate the production of antibodies.


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