Lipid modifications of SARS-CoV-2’s spike protein are essential for its virulence

Explained first-hand by one of its authors

Original paper: Mesquita et al Developmental Cell 2021 [here]

Viruses need to make use of their host’s biology for a successful life cycle, and SARS-CoV-2 is no different. How viruses manage to subvert our own biology is often less…

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