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Singapore biotech firm Tychan to start human trials for Covid-19 treatment



A Singaporean biotechnology firm, Tychan, will begin human next week for a potential monoclonal antibody treatment for Covid-19, it said in a statement on Wednesday.


The first phase of the trial will be conducted on healthy volunteers to determine the safety and tolerability of TY027, a monoclonal antibody or immune system protein that specifically targets the virus that causes Covid-19.



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Antibodies are generated in the body to fight off infection. Monoclonal antibodies mimic natural antibodies and can be isolated and manufactured in large quantities to treat diseases in patients.



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