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cnBeta: A way of disguising itself makes SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus so dangerous

July 26, 2020

When the pathogen enters the human body, it will trigger a local alarm and send a signal to the immune system to make it take action to eliminate these objects. This is true whether it is a virus, bacteria, or other types of microorganisms. The same th …


Technology Networks: SARS-CoV-2 Makes Changes That Cause Cells Not to Recognize It, New Findings Suggest

July 25, 2020

With an alarm code, we can enter a building without bells going off. It turns out that the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has the same advantage entering cells. It possesses the code to waltz right in. On July 24 in Nature Communications, researchers …


BGR: Scientists finally figured out what makes the coronavirus so dangerous

July 25, 2020

Scientists have a new treatment idea for the novel coronavirus that came about after they figured out what makes the virus so dangerous to our bodies: The pathogen camouflages itself after infecting cells to prevent a swift response from the immune sys …


NEWSWEEK: Coronavirus Disguises Itself to Hide Inside Our Cells and Replicate (Gupta Lab)

July 24, 2020


Nature Communications: Structural basis of RNA cap modification by SARS-CoV-2

July 24, 2020

Nature Communications volume 11, Article number: 3718 (2020) Abstract The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of COVID-19 illness, has caused millions of infections worldwide. In SARS coronaviruses, the non …


NewsWeek: Coronavirus Disguises Itself to Hide Inside Our Cells and Replicate

July 24, 2020

The COVID-19-causing coronavirus disguises itself so it can hide inside our cells without being detected by the immune system in order to replicate, according to a study. For the paper published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists examined …


Daily Hunt: Covid-19 virus tricks immune system with camouflage: Here’s How

July 24, 2020

A team of scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found out what makes SARS-CoV-2, so infectious. Scientists claim that the virus is capable of sneaking into our cells. The virus produces an enzyme called nsp16, which …


Scitech Daily: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Has a “Camouflage” That Causes Cells Not to Recognize It – “Fundamental Advance in Our Understanding of the Virus”

July 24, 2020

With an alarm code, we can enter a building without bells going off. It turns out that the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has the same advantage in entering cells. It possesses the code to waltz right in. Today (July 24, 2020), in Nature Communication …


ArzteZeitung: Current corona studies: Fatigue as a long-term consequence in every second COVID-19 patient (Gupta Lab)

July 22, 2020

Persistent fatigue as a result of COVID-19 could be widespread. According to a small study, persistent tiredness and exhaustion are quite common consequences of having suffered COVID-19. Women are more often affected than men, report researchers led by …


eCancer: Finding hints at novel target for Ewing sarcoma therapy

July 17, 2020

New insights into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive childhood cancer, were published in the journal Nature. Researchers from the Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio contributed to the study. Ewing sarcoma …