COVID-19 FAQ: Could blocking the secondary docking mechanism of the virus reduce infection?
COVID-19 Heparan Sulfate Secondary Receptors

COVID-19 FAQ: Could blocking the secondary docking mechanism of the virus reduce infection?

Endre Szvetnik
Endre Szvetnik

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Researchers have found important “co-receptors” that help the entry of SARS-CoV-2 into our cells. By blocking them with an existing therapy, the infectivity of the virus can be significantly reduced. The finding has been published in a ‘pre-print’, awaiting independent peer review.

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