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Picking pockets to disarm viruses

Scientists discover a ‘cryptic pocket’ in the COVID virus that could help fight variants

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A group of molecular biologists have uncovered a hidden pocket in the structure of SARS-CoV-2 that could be a promising therapeutic bullseye against COVID-19.

The researchers, based in Singapore, used a blend of computational modeling and molecular dynamics simulations to uncover what experts…



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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