A 3D-Printed Immune System Could Pump Out Much-Needed Covid-19 Antibodies

The fully synthetic system could be used to make antibodies for treatment and research

Much of the Covid-19 spotlight has been stolen by antibodies, immune molecules the body produces in response to an infection that play a key role in immunity. The blood of people who recovered from the coronavirus — known as convalescent plasma — is being investigated as a way to treat people with severe disease and even prevent future infections.

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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