Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
- Antibody-mediated synergy and interference in the neutralization of SARS-CoV at an epitope cluster on the spike proteinLilin Zhong
Division of Hematology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 29 Lincoln Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 390:1056-60. 2009....
- Hepatitis C virus with a naturally occurring single amino-acid substitution in the E2 envelope protein escapes neutralization by naturally-induced and vaccine-induced antibodiesHongying Duan
Division of Viral Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA, 29 Lincoln Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Vaccine 28:4138-44. 2010..Thus, mutation Q412H found in naturally occurring variants could represent an antibody escape mutation. These data may have important implications for vaccine design...
- Depletion of interfering antibodies in chronic hepatitis C patients and vaccinated chimpanzees reveals broad cross-genotype neutralizing activityPei Zhang
Division of Hematology and Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, United States Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:7537-41. 2009..Our studies contribute to understanding the mechanisms of antibody-mediated neutralization and interference and provide a practical approach to the development of more potent and broadly reactive hepatitis C immune globulins...
- Human antibodies can cross guinea pig placenta and bind its neonatal Fc Receptor: implications for studying immune prophylaxis and therapy during pregnancyEvi Budo Struble
Laboratory of Plasma Derivatives, Division of Hematology, OBRR, FDA, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Clin Dev Immunol 2012:538701. 2012..These preliminary data lay the groundwork for introducing pregnant guinea pigs as an appropriate model for the evaluation of antibody therapies and advancing the health of women and neonates...