Israeli researchers decipher structure, function of 3 major SARS-COV-2 proteins
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
JERUSALEM, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Israeli researchers deciphered the structure and function of three proteins of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) said on Tuesday.
This discovery can help to understand the internal mechanism of the virus and may lead to new drugs and other strategies to fight it, HUJI added.
The virus produces at 29 proteins in the attacked cell to "hijack" the cellular mechanisms for its replication process. However, research ...