The Israel finds antibody that neutralizes Coronavirus. The Israeli defence minister Naftali Bennett said that they successfully separated a key coronavirus antibody in their main biological research laboratory. The minister expecting it will be a key breakthrough towards the possible treatment for the Covid-19 Coronavirus. Naftali Bennett visited the IIBR – Israel’s Institute of Biological Research as the research and the development phase of the “monoclonal neutralising antibody” completed and moved to the patient and the mass production of the potential treatment.Sponsored Links
The Director of IIBR said that the patenting process is going on as and when the process is completed there will be quest for the international manufacturer for the mass production of the “monoclonal neutralising antibody”. The antibody that was isolated at the IIBR lab was monoclonal, monoclonal means the antibody derived from a single recovered cell. Earlier there has been polyclonal antibodies which are derived from two or more cells.
The IIBR was established in the year 1952, initially it was established as Israel Defence Forces Corps later it has become a civilian organization. IIBR is under the control of Prime Minister’s Office along with the defence ministry. The antibody which was isolated has 3 important parameters, they are
- The antibody is monoclonal.
- The antibody is new & refined.
- The antibody contains low proportions of harmful proteins.
Apart from isolating the antibody, the IIBR institute is also working on collecting the plasma from the coronavirus recovered people, the IIBR institute is hoping that the plasma collection from the coronavirus recovered people will be big help for their research work.Sponsored Links