Antibody

Novel luminescent biosensor detects SARS-CoV-2 spike protein using cell phone camera

Novel luminescent biosensor detects SARS-CoV-2 spike protein using cell phone camera

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* pre-print server, researchers developed a novel Binding aactivated Tandem split enzyme (BAT) biosensor for the detection of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike (S) protein. Study: A single-component luminescent biosensor for the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. Image Credit: NIAID background All the discovery and translational …

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Obesity causes COVID vaccines to lose their efficacy more rapidly

Obesity causes COVID vaccines to lose their efficacy more rapidly

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* pre-print server, researchers examined a clinical cohort of severely obese people vaccinated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to determine the relationship between an individual’s body mass index (BMI) and COVID-19-related hospitalization and mortality. They demonstrated that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine-induced humoral immunity …

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