Wednesday, June 03, 2020

ARDS and Tucker Goodrich

Tucker has been very, very busy over the last few weeks.

You will need some time. Maybe some coffee.


Total, utter aside:

"Although we initially also identified monoclonal antibodies that appeared to bind exclusively to 4-HNE-LDL, these were lost during the cloning procedure."

The first ever auto immune disease to be tied to a specific human leucocyte antigen receptor subtype was ankylosing spondylitis, linked to HLA B27. The monoclonal antibody was developed by my wife's PhD supervisor working in Prof Ebringer's lab, as part of her own PhD. She lost it during the cloning procedure. It happens. As Tucker says: