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Weaned from the needle

For years, clinicians have administered antibodies and other protein-based drugs intravenously. Findings in mice suggest that, for at least one such agent, a pill might also work (pages 627–635).

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Figure 1: Proposed mode of action of oral anti-CD3.

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Chatenoud, L. Weaned from the needle. Nat Med 12, 617–618 (2006).

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