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Contact: Sukchan Lee
cell4u@skku.edu
PLOS

New Antiviral Drug against Broad Viruses

Caption: 3D8 scFv with broad antiviral activity has a unique stereoscopic protection mechanism such as a DNA digestion activity in nucleus and RNA hydrolysis activity in cytoplasm. 3D8 scFv proteins can chew up viral DNA or viral RNA at two different places and stages.

Credit: Sukchan Lee and colleagues, CC-BY

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