Category: antibodies

Computer artwork of an antibody or immunoglobulin molecule attacking a leukaemia white blood cell.

Killer cells send out a death signal

Targeted antibodies that prevent leukaemia stem cells from multiplying while attracting the natural killer cells of the body, which in turn send a death signal to the diseased stem cell. Science fiction? No, just an ordinary day in the lab. Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is the most common type of...