• Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection

    9 days ago - By NIBIB / NIH

    Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection
    Grantee News thomas.johnson
    Fri, 11/20/2020 - 10:33
    New research finds vibrations of the protein spikes on coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, play a crucial part in allowing the virus to penetrate human cells. The findings could help determine how dangerous different strains or mutations of coronaviruses may be, and might point to a new approach to developing treatments.
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