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Volume 32, No 5, May 2022

ISSN: 1001-0602 
EISSN: 1748-7838 2018 
impact factor 17.848* 
(Clarivate Analytics, 2019)

Volume 32 Issue 5, May 2022: 421-422


Lipid nanoparticle-mRNA: another step in the fight against COVID-19

Abhishek Kumar Verma , Stanley Perlman*

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Correspondence: Stanley Perlman(

One of the most important therapies useful in preventing progression of COVID-19 in high-risk patients are monoclonal antibodies targeting the surface glycoprotein. In a recent work in Cell Research, Deng et al. use lipid nanoparticles encapsulating mRNA encoding SARS-CoV-2-specific antibody chains to protect animals from lethal infection.


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