War on drugs enlists an antibody
Antibodies that chew up cocaine are tested in mice.
Mets, B. . . . D.W. Landry. 1998. A catalytic antibody against cocaine prevents cocaines reinforcing and toxic effects in rats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95(Aug. 18):10176.
Pendick, D. 1993. Custom antibody cracks cocaine molecule. Science News 143(March 27):199.
Donald W. Landry
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Department of Medicine
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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