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We are developing a mAb therapy, SYN-005, designed to target and neutralize the pertussis toxin, in order to reduce the mortality rate in infants and potentially shorten the duration of chronic cough in afflicted adults.
pertussis isolates not expressing pertussis toxin or pertactin.
Future studies will inhibit G[alpha]i coupling with pertussis toxin and RNAi to knockdown the 5TM VPAC1 to measure [cAMP]i response evoked by the 7TM VPAC-1 receptor in coexpressing cells.
To solve the problem of diagnosis, the team relied on a blood test that looks for an antibody to a known pertussis toxin.
pertussis and pertussis toxin antibodies allow a diagnosis to be made even if the patient does not seek treatment during early stages.
Maynard brings to the project her expertise in defining the key neutralizing epitopes of pertussis toxin to optimize the potential efficacy of antibody therapeutics.
Pertussis toxin inhibits neutrophil recruitment to delay antibody-mediated clearance of Bordetella pertussis.
clinical trials, can also cause side effects because the chemical treatment sometimes allows some pertussis toxin to regain its toxic activity.