Tricking Coronavirus With a Fake ‘Handshake’ –Scientists Develop Peptides That Could Inactivate COVID

Tricking Coronavirus With a Fake ‘Handshake’ –Scientists Develop Peptides That Could Inactivate COVID
Tricking Coronavirus With a Fake ‘Handshake’ –Scientists Develop Peptides That Could Inactivate COVID

Fool the novel coronavirus once and it can’t cause infection of cells, new research suggests. Scientists have developed protein fragments—called peptides—that fit snugly into a groove on the SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein that it would normally use to access a host cell. These peptides effectively trick the virus into “shaking hands” with a replica rather than […]

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