Covid-19: how new antivirals fight against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Covid 19 how new antivirals fight against SARS CoV 2 infection

By Gary Dagorn Posted today at 2:00 p.m., updated at 3:08 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers DecryptionsAlong with Paxlovid, from Pfizer, authorized on January 21 by the HAS, several types of antivirals are being developed to treat symptomatic Covid-19. Here’s how they work. Friday January 21, the High Authority for Health (HAS) gave the green … Read more

SARS-CoV-2 goes ‘underground’ to spread from cell to cell

Journal Reference: Cong Zeng, John P. Evans, Tiffany King, Yi-Min Zheng, Eugene M. Oltz, Sean P. J. Whelan, Linda J. Saif, Mark E. Peeples, Shan-Lu Liu. SARS-CoV-2 spreads through cell-to-cell transmission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 119 (1): e2111400119 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111400119 Cell culture experiments showed that SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, limits the … Read more

Sensor based on quantum physics could detect SARS-CoV-2 virus

Journal Reference: Changhao Li, Rouhollah Soleyman, Mohammad Kohandel, Paola Cappellaro. SARS-CoV-2 Quantum Sensor Based on Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond. Nano Letters, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c02868 The new approach is described in a paper published in the journal Nano Letters, by Changhao Li, an MIT doctoral student; Paola Cappellaro, a professor of nuclear science and engineering and … Read more

SARS-CoV-2 protein interacts with Parkinson’s protein, promotes amyloid formation, study finds

SARS-CoV-2 protein interacts with Parkinson’s protein, promotes amyloid formation, study finds – NovLink Home Mash I SARS-CoV-2 protein interacts with Parkinson’s protein, promotes amyloid formation, study finds We would love to give thanks to the author of this post for this remarkable material SARS-CoV-2 protein interacts with Parkinson’s protein, promotes amyloid formation, study finds

Miniature llama antibodies could help fight SARS-CoV-2 variants

Journal Reference: Jean Paul Olivier, Erica Y Jacobs, Junjie Wang, Natalia E Ketaren, Peter C Fridy, Fred D Mast, Tanmoy Sanyal, Kelly R Molloy, Fabian Schmidt, Magdalena Rutkowska, Yiska Weisblum, Lucille M Rich, Elizabeth R Vanderwall, Nicholas Dambrauskas, Vladimir Vigdorovich, Sarah Keegan, Jacob B Jiler, Milana E Stein, Paul Dominic B Olinares, Louis Herlands, Theodora … Read more

A novel broad-spectrum antiviral drug class with activity against SARS-CoV-2

Journal Reference: Julien Sourimant, Carolin M. Lieber, Megha Aggarwal, Robert M. Cox, Josef D. Wolf, Jeong-Joong Yoon, Mart Toots, Chengin Ye, Zachary Sticher, Alexander A. Kolykhalov, Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Gregory R. Bluemling, Michael G. Natchus, George R. Painter Richard K. Plemper. 4′-Fluorouridine is an oral antiviral that blocks respiratory syncytial virus and SARS-CoV-2 replication. Science, Dec. … Read more

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