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Toquoc: Scientists have finally figured out what makes coronavirus so dangerous

July 27, 2020

It turns out the pathogen disguises itself after infecting cells to suppress a rapid response from the body’s immune system. When a pathogen enters the human body, it activates local alarm points to signal the immune system to act and destroy the unkno …


Ahmedabad Mirror: Scientists decode how coronavirus molecules ‘camouflage’ in host cell; may lead to drug development

July 26, 2020

Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have resolved the structure of a molecule which the novel coronavirus uses to make its genetic sequence seem like a part of the host’s own, an advance that may lead to the development of new antiviral drugs …


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 …


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