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Fewer laboratory animals thanks to secondary nanobodies

01/04/2018

Image: four alpacas; Copyright: MPI for Biophysical Chemistry/I. Böttcher-Gajewski

Following very mild immunizations of two alpacas, the Göttingen researchers retrieved construction plans for the secondary nanobodies from a small blood sample. Using these plans, bacteria can be programmed to produce them in large-scale without further animal involvement.