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Anticoagulants Target a Weak Spot in Coronavirus Variants

Research identify a new approach for blocking SARS-CoV-2 infections

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Australian researchers have found a new molecular binding site on the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, a discovery that paves the way for new drug targets to treat COVID-19.

The virus’ spike protein binds to heparan sulfate on the surface of host cells, which forms the…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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