Contact: Joe Caspermeyer
Arizona State University
Caption: Ten thousand randomly constructed artificial antibody components, called synbodies, are made onto glass slides from short peptide fragments. Synbodies can be screened against a variety of pathogens to target virtually any biological threat.
Credit: Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University
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