Better antibodies without using animals?

Several researchers, including África González, have published a letter in Nature Methods in which they express their DISAGREEMENT with the recommendation issued by the European Commission to stop using mice to develop monoclonal antibodies and instead use alternative methods, which they think is not scientifically justified.

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EURL ECVAM Recommendation on Non-Animal-Derived Antibodies

Better antibodies without using animals 

Non-animal-derived monoclonal antibodies are not ready to substitute current hybridoma technology