Tag Archives: Angiotensin

Pomegranate peel extract shows potential SARS-CoV-2 virus inhibitor

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) has infected over 58.5 million people worldwide and killed over 1.38 million is one of the health crises most significant global in recent memory. There are currently no effective and safe vaccines to prevent SARS CoV-2 infection …

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COVID-19 potentially has negative impacts on male fertility

A review recently posted on Journal of Medical Virology discussed some of the effects infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), can have on male fertility. In the paper, Cemile Seymen of the Gazi University Institute of Health Sciences, in …

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Identification of antibody-resistant SARS-CoV-2 spike protein mutations

Using a number of different monoclonal antibodies, the researchers determined several mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that leads to resistance. Understanding these resistant mutations is important for the development of effective therapeutic strategies. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, infects host cells through …

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Key to innate immunity to limit viral load in COVID-19 cases

As the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic continues to cause many difficulties for public health authorities, research is underway to understand how the virus can cause fatal effects on infected people and thus suggest effective preventive and therapeutic measures against it. . A new study by researchers from Houston Methodist …

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