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Llamas and Coronavirus

Could llamas really hold the key to curing Coronavirus?

 The truth is, we just don't know yet, but we at LIYF are awaiting the results of the international study as eagerly as the rest of the world, and our llamas are standing by in case they are called upon to donate their antibodies to the cause.

 

 

 Here are some links to what we know so far:

 

Georgia and Grace found this New York Times science piece particularly informative

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Also: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-antibodies-llamas/belgian-u-s-scientists-look-to-llama-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment-idUSKBN22H2QA

 

  And if you are interested, click here to the study published in the Cell Journal  entitled "Structural Basis for Potent Neutralization of Betacoronaviruses by Single-Domain Camelid Antibodies"